Health groups call for policies to address gun-related injuries and deaths Medical News Today

February 24, 2015 9:02 AM

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Health groups call for policies to address gun-related injuries and deaths Medical News Today

In the paper, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the group make a number of recommendations with the aim of reducing gun-related injuries and deaths. The suggestions would be part of a public health approach similar to those adopted to reduce tobacco use and motor vehicle fatalities.

"Along with our colleagues in law and public health, those of us who represent the nation's physicians realize that there are significant political and philosophical differences about firearm ownership and regulation in the United States," says the American College of Physicians (ACP) CEO, Dr. Steve...

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