Health workers belong on front lines of gun violence prevention
from The Crime Report
The increase in firearm homicides during the pandemic underlines the need for a broader approach that treats gun violence as a community health challenge, according to a paper published in the
Annals of Internal Medicine
. That includes focusing on the roots of violence, particularly the “stark” racial and economic disparities that victimize America’s poorest communities, wrote the paper’s author, Dr. Garen Wintemute of the University of California-Davis Department of Emergency Medicine.
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