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Men, women disagree on number of guns at home, new study finds
...ving at home disagree not only about how they have firearms
stored but also about the number and types of guns...e goal was to limit youth's unauthorized access to firearms
and to help protect them against suicides and accidental shootings, which are common in the United S...
Injuries from lawn mowing increase nationwide
...ury. The rate is about half the number treated for firearms
injuries annually. In addition to strikes from flying projectiles, the most common causes of injury for people over age 15 were non-specific pain after mowing and injuries occurring while servicing the mower. The most common injury requiring hospital...
Firearms present 'triple threat' to battered women
...' Evaluation Review. "Violent partners armed with firearms
are especially dangerous," writes Susan B. Sorenso...has increased." Adds Sorenson, "Male intimates and firearms
are a particularly dangerous combination: Women are twice as likely to die of a gunshot wound inflic...
Parents of teens more likely than parents of younger children to store firearms unsafely
Even though most youth firearms
injuries involve teens, guns are more likely to be...h, Boston, surveyed 392 parents nationwide who had firearms
in their homes in the spring of 2004. Respondents were asked about their attitudes and beliefs surr...
States with higher levels of gun ownership have higher homicide rates
...espondents in all 50 states were asked whether any firearms
were kept in or around their home. The survey foun...dings suggest that in the United States, household firearms
may be an important source of guns used to kill children, women and men, both on the street and in t...
Researcher says few families report safe firearm storage
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Few families store their firearms
safely, according to a pediatric researcher at Bre...f the families surveyed reported not storing their firearms
safely in their residence," DuRant said. "This concerns us a great deal because having guns in the h...