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Gun Violence: NRA Policies Explode The Number of Preventable Gun Deaths in The USA

February 26, 2014

Gun Control Now USA

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Let’s talk guns, and how to use public health measures to decrease gun injuries and deaths.

“Injuries, Not Accidents,” is the title of a chapter in the 2005 book “Prescription for a Healthy Nation: A New Approach to Improving Our Lives by Fixing Our Everyday World.” Written by doctors Tom Farley and Deborah Cohen, the book talks about how we can change our health by changing the environment we live in—as they describe it, “the streets, houses, buildings, neighborhoods and stores that surround us, the items in them, the images we see every day, and society’s rules for behavior in schools, in the workplace, and in communities.”

The chapter on injuries, not accidents, explores what has been and could be done to decrease the rates of death and disability from motor vehicle crashes and gun shot wounds.  They are the sixth and seventh…

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