Explore the latest in firearm science from The JAMA Network, including the epidemiology of firearm homicide and suicides and the politics of gun safety science.
This Viewpoint uses the October 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas to discuss public health imperatives in the US firearm violence epidemic, including long-term treatment of nonfatally injured survivors, management of mental health sequelae for noninjured participants and their communities, and effective responses to commercial stakeholders who benefit from firearm sales at the expense of the public’s health.
This analysis of the Global Terrorism Database evaluates differences in the use of firearms in terrorist attacks between the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
This randomized paired experiment tests whether children who see a movie containing guns will handle a real gun longer and will pull the trigger more times than children who see the same movie not containing guns.
This Viewpoint describes current legislation affecting toy guns and BB guns and discusses the magnitude of the problem of pediatric injuries related to BB guns that look like real guns.
This Special Communication discusses the controversial Florida law that prohibited physicians from speaking with their patients about firearm safety.
This Viewpoint summarizes legislation around pediatricians’ rights to discuss firearms in the home with their patients and their patients’ parents.