Tag: Firearm injury

ACS: Lesser-known factors linked to firearm violence

Editor's Note An analysis of more than 71,000 shooting incidents in five major US cities has identified lesser-known factors that are linked to increased firearm assaults, according to a September 13 news release from the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Researchers found that fatal and nonfatal firearm assaults were clustered…

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By: Judy Mathias
September 14, 2023
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ACS: Medical, public health organizations form coalition to address firearm violence

Editor's Note The American College of Surgeons (ACS) on March 6 announced that a group of leading medical and public health professional organizations are forming the Healthcare Coalition for Firearm Injury Prevention. The group is using a comprehensive public health approach to advance firearm injury prevention through education of healthcare…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 7, 2023
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