gun violence

Dr. Rivara notes that many high schools have 3D printers.
August 14, 2018

Dr. Frederick Rivara, UW Medicine's chief of general pediatrics, talks about why allowing 3D printing of guns is a bad idea.

August 16, 2018

An individual’s history of substance use, mental disorder and arrest can indicate an elevated risk of getting shot, according to a new study in Seattle from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

July 20, 2018

Washington doctors say they plan to do more to prevent gun-related injuries and deaths, including asking patients whether they own guns and screening them for risk of using a gun in suicide.

July 10, 2018

The Seattle City Council passed legislation Monday requiring gun owners to

April 18, 2018

Two University of Washington clinician-researchers are part of a newly created consortium whose aim is to reduce firearm injury and death among children. 

March 21, 2018

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan today announced that she and Councilwoman M. Lorena Gonzalez will propose legislation within the next month to require safe storage of all firearms in the city.

October 9, 2017

The key to reducing firearm deaths in the United States is to understand and reduce exposure to the cause, just like in any epidemic, and in this case that is guns.

Robert Tessler of UW Medicine
October 6, 2017

(Downloadable video soundbites)  Dr. Robert Tessler discusses findings from a study of terrorist acts in the United States and other select industrialized nations between 2002 and 2016.

October 6, 2017

In the United States and other high-income countries, firearms were used in fewer than 10 percent of terrorist attacks between 2002 and 2016, but they accounted for about 55 percent of the fatalities, according to research

August 8, 2017

About 61 percent of firearm owners in the U.S.

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