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Reducing Firearm Injury and Death for Young Texans Through Safety Courses and Waiting Periods
Building on the success of hunter education courses in Texas and experience in other states, fellow Sandra McKay and other Texas physicians explain how mandatory firearm safety courses and waiting periods for young firearm buyers could reduce gun violence.
Ryan Sorensen, Richard Bui, Jade Evenstad, Bolatito Adeyeri, Sarah Kim, Emily Wang, Joyce Tiong, Usman Baig, Sandra McKay March 29, 2023
Small child reaches into drawer with firearm
A Public Health Approach to Gun Violence
On January 7, a six-year-old in Newport News, Virginia shot and wounded his teacher. As of 2020, firearm injury is the leading cause of death among children in America. We discuss the public health implications of rising gun violence, the medical community’s response, and which policy interventions can promote community safety.
David M. Satterfield, Rola El-Serag, Sandra McKay, Bindi Naik-Mathuria January 31, 2023