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The Smartest Way to Address Gun Violence? Research

A medical doctor explains why “research can help us focus and prioritize where to intervene.”

Chicago police display some of the thousands of illegal firearms they have confiscated in their battle against gun violence. While research on the adverse health effects is required for most consumer goods from toys to cosmetics, none exists for guns, and a medical doctor is arguing that further research and resources would help determine how to decrease gun injuries and fatalities.
AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File

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