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Homicide Is the Largest Contributor to Years of Lost Life Among Black Americans

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Homicide is the largest contributor to potential years of life lost among black Americans, according to a study published Oct. 10 in PLOS ONE and conducted by researchers at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington.

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UA Researcher: Changes Needed to News Coverage of Mass Shooters

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Criminology researchers suggest news media refrain from publishing names and images of mass shooters to possibly deter future offenders who seek the fame and notoriety many rampage shooters admit to seeking.

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​Perpetrators of Genocide Say They’re ‘Good People’

The men who were tried for their role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that killed up to 1 million people want you to know that they’re actually very good people. That’s the most common way accused men try to account for their actions in testimony before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, a new study has found.

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Aftermath: Coping with Trauma in the Wake of a Mass Shooting

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Reactions to Las Vegas Mass Shooting and Recent Hurricanes Vary Among Americans

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Violence prevention experts available for interviews on Las Vegas tragedy

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AERA Statement on Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

In this period of human devastation and public pain, it is incumbent upon us to confront our collective responsibilities as researchers, educators, and policy makers to engage in a dialogue about the pervasive and lethal effects of guns in the hands of those seeking to render violence.

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APA Offers Resources for Coping with Mass Shootings, Understanding Gun Violence

Constant news reports about the shooting in Las Vegas can cause stress and anxiety for people, leaving them with questions about the causes of and solutions to gun violence. Resources on the American Psychological Association’s website can help people with both issues.

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Firearm-Related Injuries Account for $2.8 Billion on Emergency Room and Inpatient Charges Each Year

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A new Johns Hopkins study of more than 704,000 people who arrived alive at a United States emergency room for treatment of a firearm-related injury between 2006 and 2014 finds decreasing incidence of such injury in some age groups, increasing trends in others, and affirmation of the persistently high cost of gunshot wounds in dollars and human suffering.







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