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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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War Strategy Expert Available to Speak on U.S. MOAB Strike

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U.S. Sends a Powerful Message with Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb Ever Used in Combat, According to Virginia Tech Expert

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Predicting a Patient’s Future Firearm Violence Risk in the Emergency Department

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A new study, by researchers at Michigan Medicine, sought to provide emergency department physicians with a new clinical risk index tool to gauge firearm violence risk among urban youth.

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Religion, Extremism Experts Able to Comment on Spike in Anti-Semitic Incidents, Hate Group Activity Across North America

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Study: LGBTQ+ Individuals at High Risk to Be Victims of Violence

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are at high risk for being victims of physical and sexual assault, harassment, bullying, and hate crimes, according to a new study by RTI International.

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Wave of Violence Against Jewish Communities Is Massive, Sudden and New

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When Women’s Health Improves, Domestic Violence Diminishes

Chronically ill low-income women who thought they were dying experienced a sharp reduction in domestic violence after getting access to a life-saving treatment, a study found.

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Penn Trauma Surgeons Show “Profound” Racial Disparity in Philadelphia Gun Violence

In a Viewpoint published this week in JAMA Surgery, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, argue for more research on firearm injury, including the establishment of a national database on incidents of gun violence. The authors point to recent research showing that in Philadelphia, gun murders and injuries are much more strongly associated with race than neighborhood income levels.







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