Cluster theme issue on firearms and violence

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About This Issue: Firearm violence in the United States is an unrelenting clinical, public health, societal, and political concern of major proportion. This issue of JAMA includes 11 scholarly Viewpoints that provide state-of-the-science information about a wide range of issues related to firearms and violence in the United States. In addition, there is an editorial, two Medical News articles and a Patient Page.

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The Epidemiology of Firearm Injuries in the U.S. – The Need for Comprehensive, Real-time, Actionable Data

Firearms, Suicide, and Approaches for Prevention

Homicides Involving American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals

Violence and the Carceral State – A Public Health Continuum

The Business Case for Reducing Firearm Injuries

The Supreme Court Expands Second Amendment Rights as the Nation Experiences Historic Levels of Firearms Violence

State Firearm Laws and Firearm-Related Mortality and Morbidity

Regulating Assault Weapons and Large-Capacity Magazines for Ammunition

Coordinating a National Approach to Violence Prevention

The Role of Academic Medical Centers in the Prevention of Violence and Firearm-Related Morbidity and Mortality

A New Era for Firearm Violence Prevention Research


The Unrelenting Epidemic of Firearm Violence

Medical News

Examining the Impact of Firearm Safety Laws on Suicides

Physicians and EMS Who Responded to Mass Shootings Develop Consensus Recommendations for Improving Care

Patient Page

Firearm Violence in the U.S.

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