Gun Deaths Drive Historic Spike in Child Mortality Rates
After decades of steady improvement, the death rate of America’s children and teens shot up between 2019 and 2021 — and COVID-19 wasn’t the reason.
New Washington laws on guns, shooter drills, abortion take effect Thursday
Dovetailing with the hot-button issues of gun violence and abortion in the news recently, several bills passed by the Washington State Legislature this year will go into effect on Thursday.
1 in 7 child deaths in US due to guns
America lost 20,360 children and teens in 2016, 60 % of them to preventable injuries: 4,000 died in car crashes; firearms claimed the lives of more than 3,140.
Unlocked And Loaded: Families Confront Dementia And Guns
There has been debate about how to prevent people with mental illness from acquiring guns. But what seniors with declining mental faculties who have guns?
Public Health and medical community pledge to decrease gun violence
Public Health – Seattle & King County is joining with leading medical associations to form a new collaboration with a renewed commitment to decrease firearm-related injury and deaths.