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Ending Gun Violence in the Americas: A Preventable Pandemic

Ending Gun Violence in the Americas: A Preventable Pandemic

By guest contributors Rashi Jhunjhunwala, MD MA; Arthur Cervantes Trejo MD MPH DrPH; Paul Tarcisius Uribe-Leitz MD MPH; John Lindsay-Poland, Keith Martin MD PC; Stephen Hargarten MD What is the problem? When investigating the epidemiology and impact of infectious disease outbreaks, researchers examine all characteristics of biological damage, assess and treat elements of disease, and …

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Let's not re-stigmatize mental health because of gun violence

Let’s not re-stigmatize mental health because of gun violence

Stigmatizing mental illness by using it as a justification for gun violence is not just misinformation, it regularly erodes the progress that has been made in public discourse on the subject. Continuing this discussion is imperative for the future of mental health awareness, but only by doing so with the right information. Gun violence has …

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