gun violence

November 19, 2018

Children living with an adult gun owner who misuses alcohol are at increased risk of self-harm and interpersonal violence, a recent study found.

picture of Dr. Eileen Bulger in Harborview Medical Centers Emergency Department
November 14, 2018

"We see firearm injuries here every week.

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November 8, 2018

With the passage of I-1639, voters have made Washington's gun laws among the strictest in the nation.

November 2, 2018

KOMO's Molly Shen talks with various educators and with Harborview Medical Center's Eileen Bulger about Stop the Bleed programs.  Apart from active shoot

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.

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