New and Noteworthy in the Field of Violence Prevention

August 28, 2018   In an editorial published in JAMA, three experts in firearm violence comment on the Global Mortality From Firearms, 1990-2016 report, calling firearm-related deaths a "major public health problem" and citing that real progress to reduce the problem "will depend on sustained action from governments in both research and policy."

August 23, 2018   A new article in the American Journal of Injury Prevention reports that 1/3 of American Veterans store at least one firearm loaded and unlocked. View the article or read an overview of the findings.

June 19, 2018   Annals of Internal Medicine published Firearm Involvement in Violent Victimization and Mental Health: An Observational Study by Kagawa et al.

May 25, 2018   Paula Span covers recent work by Betz, et al. in In Elderly Hands, Firearms Can Be Even Deadlier.  

May 8, 2018   In Firearms and Dementia: Clinical Considerations, Betz, et al. discuss options and recommendations regarding firearm access for persons with dementia.