News tagged with gun violence

How news about violence affects kids

Grim images of gun incidents spanning from Newtown, Conn., to Los Angeles have filled news reports of late, presenting a challenge for parents whose children are exposed to these events through the media—whether by television, ...

Apr 08, 2013
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AAP to Obama: Make safety of children a national focus

(HealthDay)—Responding to the Dec. 14 tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has expressed a willingness to work together with the government to ensure the health and ...

Dec 21, 2012
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Stray-bullet shootings often harm women, kids

(Medical Xpress) -- Most people killed or wounded in stray-bullet shootings were unaware of events leading to the gunfire that caused their injuries, and nearly one-third of the victims were children and nearly half were ...

Jul 10, 2012
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