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James Holmes Mass Shooting Trial-- Vanderbilt Mental Health & Gun Violence Expert Available with New Research

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Immigration, Taxes, National Security, Jobs and the Economy: Experts Needed on Obama's State of the Union Tuesday

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Chicago Summer Jobs Program for High School Students Dramatically Reduces Youth Violence

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A public summer jobs program for high school students from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago reduced violent crime arrests by 43 percent over a 16-month period, according to a new study from the University of Chicago Crime Lab and the University of Pennsylvania. The randomized controlled trial is published in the journal Science.

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Is Violent Injury a Chronic Disease? U-M Study Suggests So, and May Aid Efforts to Stop the Cycle

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Teens and young adults who get seriously injured in an assault are nearly twice as likely as their peers to end up back in the emergency room for a violent injury within the next two years, a new University of Michigan study finds. The researchers call this repeating pattern of violent injury a reoccurring disease.

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Multiple Factors - Not Just Mental Illness - Associated with Gun Possession and Violence Among Youths

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The study, by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and Teachers College, Columbia University, applies the latest computational methodologies to nationally representative data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.

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School Shooting in Washington Brings Issue Back to the National Forefront

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No Silver Bullet: Iowa State Study Identifies Risk Factors of Youth Charged with Murder

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News of a school shooting or a homicide involving a teenage suspect always leads to the question of why? It is human nature to want an explanation, but too often, the rush to judgment clouds reality, said Matt DeLisi, a professor of sociology at Iowa State.

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UNH Research Highlights Extent and Effects of School Violence

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Six percent of U.S. children and youth missed a day of school over the course of a year because they were the victim of violence or abuse at school. This was a major finding of a study on school safety by published this month in the Journal of School Violence

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JHSPH Experts Available Re: California's Landmark Gun Law, Gun "Take Away" Orders + Evidence-Based Gun Policy

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Op-Ed: NFL Could Take Cue from Australian Rugby on Domestic Violence

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Domestic violence and breast cancer both kill women. American football has an opportunity and a duty to treat both equally.