Latest stats are just a start in preventing gun injuries in kids

Handguns and other firearms cause the deaths of more children in the United States each year than the flu or asthma, according to a comprehensive new report on gun violence and kids. Each day in the United States, an average of 3.5 people under the age of 18 are shot to death and another 15.5 are...

Latest stats are just a start in preventing gun injuries in kids

New stats on firearm deaths and injuries are disturbing, but the picture to make policy is far from complete, researchers say.

Mon 26 Jun 17 from ScienceNews

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence.

Mon 19 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day, Mon 19 Jun 17 from AP

Guns kill nearly 1,300 kids in the US per year, and suicides are on the rise

Of all the children killed by guns in high-income countries, 91 percent are from US.

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Ars Technica

Guns kill nearly 1,300 children in the U.S. each year and send thousands more to hospitals

Handguns and other firearms cause the deaths of more children in the United States each year than the flu or asthma, according to a comprehensive new report on gun violence and kids. Each day ...

Mon 19 Jun 17 from L.A. Times

Sharp rise in suicides by gun among American children is found

(Reuters) - American children died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds at a sharply higher rate in 2014 than seven years earlier, according to a study released on Monday, which said that the safe ...

Mon 19 Jun 17 from Reuters

Nearly 1,300 U.S. kids die from gunshot wounds each year

(Reuters Health) - Firearms kill almost 1,300 American youngsters each year, and boys and black children are most often the victims, a U.S. study finds.

Mon 19 Jun 17 from Reuters

Shootings Are Now the 3rd-Leading Cause of Death in US Kids

Gun-related injuries are now the third-leading cause of death among kids in the United States, according to a new report.

Mon 19 Jun 17 from Livescience

Gun Violence: More Suicides, Fewer Homicides in Kids (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Gun violence most likely to affect boys, older children, and minorities

Mon 19 Jun 17 from MedPageToday

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