ACA, firearms among advocacy hot topics for ACP | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist
Mr. Doherty described how last year's update of ACP policy on firearms became a media sensation and one of the most-cited policy papers of all time. ... Doherty described ACP's firearms policy paper as one of the most-cited policy papers of all time, not
Additionally, the organizations noted an absence of research on firearm-related injuries and deaths and called for funding of research that addresses the public health and injury-prevention aspects of firearms ... can build on our important work to
All of these factors were on display with the Senate vote on firearms. ... and, even more important, the Second Amendment do not permit the government to confiscate legally purchased firearms.
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In 2018, ACP released a policy paper, “Reducing Firearm Injuries and Deaths in the United States,” offering evidence-based strategies to help reduce firearms-related injuries and deaths. ... All ACP firearms-related health policy content published in
Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, and American Public Health Association—issued a policy paper offering recommendations to reduce
QD: News Every Day--3 in 10 doctors often deal with firearms issues in practices. ... Firearms violence has dominated the news since the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last year.
ThisisOurLane. The American College of Physicians recently released an updated position paper on “Reducing Firearm Injuries and Deaths from Gun Violence in the United States.”. ... health professionals to ask their patients about firearms—namely,
We've become more involved internationally, and we also have become much more involved in those public health issues that affect individuals but also have broader societal impact, such as firearms ... One of my “15 minutes of fame” was when my name
ACP pursues political goals, such as health care reform and the reduction of firearms-related deaths and injuries. ... The College also pursued other political goals during the decade. In just 2013 and 2014, ACP released position papers on prevention of