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Doctors and Lawyers Recommend Public Health Policies for a More Secure America

Posted by Jean Silver-Isenstadt, MD, PhD, NPA Executive Director September 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM

The National Physicians Alliance and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence have collaborated to produce a new report identifying evidence-based prevention methods to curb the epidemic of gun violence plaguing the nation.

Gun Safety & Public Health: Policy Recommendations for a More Secure America provides the medical community and the public with in-depth research and legal analysis. The report highlights substantive public health research demonstrating that there is far more that can be done to protect our patients and communities:

Click here to download a PDF version.

Broader knowledge of this work will have direct and lasting impact on the prevention of gun violence in our country. The research is clear. Public health solutions applied to gun violence will help all of us live in a more secure America. We know what needs to be done.

To help others understand gun violence as a public health issue, please share this report widely. Click here to share the report on Facebook or here to send a Tweet.

To download a 2-page handout on gun violence prevention, click here.

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