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Virtual Training for Active Shooter Incidents Now Available to First Responders

First responders of all disciplines will now be able to train together for active shooter and other critical incidents thanks to a new virtual training platform made available by the DHS S&T and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.

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Embargoed AJPH Research: US Gun Fatality Rate, Quality of Health by Occupation, Marijuana Legalization and Vehicle Crash Rates

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: U.S. gun fatality rate; health-related quality of life affected by occupation; and vehicle crash rates following marijuana legalization.

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Study Examines Gun Policy Preferences Across Racial Groups

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Support for all forms of gun control is stronger among Latinos and blacks than whites, according to researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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In Our Dis-Unified Nation, Healing Must Start From Within

Healing a divided nation must come from each person, individually, says a UAB psychologist, who offers some tips on coping with a divided population.

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Terrorism Expert Calls Alexandria Shootings an Attempt at the Creation of Fear for Political Means Through Violence by a Domestic Lone Wolf Terrorist.

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Study: Living in a State with Weak Gun Laws Could Increase Risk of Being Shot by Police

A new study finds that citizens living in states with the weakest gun laws are more than twice as likely to be fatally shot by law enforcement compared to those living in states with the strongest gun laws.

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EMBARGOED AJPH Research: Firearm Laws and Fatal Police Shootings, Walking in Airports, Foodborne Outbreaks in Correctional Facilities

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: state-level firearm laws and fatal police shootings; increasing walking among airport travelers; and rates of outbreak-associated foodborne illness among incarcerated persons.

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Eye Tracking Technology Enhances Imposter Detection Training

Eye-tracking technology has the ability to improve the visual search pattern in ways we have never been able to attain with traditional methods

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Trauma Surgeons Push for Public Stop the Bleed Kits

Trauma kits in public places - much like AED's - could help save lives in active shooter events when EMS is unable to reach victims until the scene is secured. Bystanders with tools and knowledge could prevent bleed out deaths in some shooting victims.

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Embargoed AJPH Research: Public Opinion on Guns, SSB Media Campaign, College Marijuana Use

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research on: U.S. public opinion about carrying firearms; a media campaign targeting changes in perceptions and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages; and marijuana use in college versus non-college youth.







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