Doctors fear Texas bill barring gun ownership status in medical record may stifle health talks

April 2, 2015 5:40 AM

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DALLAS (AP) — Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would forbid doctors from listing patients' gun ownership status in medical records.

Doctors worry the proposal would be an unnecessary intrusion into their patient relationship and could stifle health discussions.

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