Research on gun violence is severely underfunded compared with other causes of death

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 19:41 in Health & Medicine

Over the last 10 years, influenza has claimed on average just short of 33,000 lives a year in the United States. Motor vehicle accidents take just over 35,000 lives each year. Cancers of the urinary system kill just over 32,000. Gun violence claims an average of about 33,000 lives a year. All but...

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