Children's firearm injuries up during the pandemic

There was a surge in pediatric firearm injuries presenting to U.S. children's hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Firearm injuries in kids leave lasting mental scars, study finds

Children and teens who survive a firearm injury have a high rate of developing new mental health diagnoses in the year afterward, even compared with kids who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle crash, a new study shows.

Medical economics

A new study reveals the economic burden of gun violence

A study led by Christopher Marrero, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, reports that the net loss for treating acute firearm injuries at one Level I Trauma ...

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