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gun policy

Study explores gun violence injuries, cost
Published Oct 4, 2017
Analysis estimates firearm-related injuries in U.S. cost $2.8B annually in emergency room, inpatient charges
Public health
High rural suicide rates largely driven by guns
Published Aug 17, 2017
Of every three deaths involving guns, only one is a homicide. The other two are suicides.
Issue in focus
Firearms and domestic violence
Published Oct 14, 2016
A look at what protections are in place to keep domestic abusers from getting guns, the most common weapon used in intimate partner homicides
Police partnership
An evidence-based approach to fighting crime
Published Feb 22, 2016 Video
Hopkins researchers, Baltimore police to work together to study, reduce violent crime
Commentary
Smart guns are safer guns
Published Jan 11, 2016
Safety technology can help reduce accidental shooting deaths, SPH expert says / The New York Times
Guns and suicide
Published Sept 2, 2015
Laws making it harder to get guns linked to decline in suicides by firearm / School of Public Health
Select company
Published Dec 16, 2013
JHU gun policy expert Daniel Webster one of five finalists for Baltimore Sun's 'Marylander of the Year'
Dangerous minds?
The media, mass shootings, and mental illness
Published March 20, 2013
News reports about rampage shootings heighten negative attitudes toward people with serious mental illness, research shows / School of Public Health
Mind of a killer
Published Feb 21, 2013
Katherine Newman offers insight into what goes on in the minds of rampage killers for PBS special / PBS