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High caliber firearms more likely to kill

People shot with higher caliber guns are more likely to die than those shot with small caliber weapons, according to a new study. Using data from the Boston Police Department from 2010 through 2014, researchers found that gunshot…

Why there’s so little gun violence research

Although students and others around the country are calling for more gun control and more gun violence research after a deadly high school shooting in Parkland, Fla.—and although thousands of people die in gun-related incidents every year—there’s a…

Oregon law aims to curb distracted driving

Jay Winsten, associate dean and the Frank Stanton Director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health Communication, discussed the challenges of getting drivers to curb their cellphone use when behind the wheel in…

Using shame to combat distracted driving

The key to convincing people to stop using their smartphones while driving is to make the practice socially unacceptable, according to Jay Winsten of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Winsten, Frank Stanton Director of the School’s…

Federal funding needed for gun violence research

David Hemenway, professor of health policy at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center, discussed the need for federal funding for gun violence research in the May…

Stories from Aleppo: Medical workers under siege

March 23, 2017 – The stories told by health workers from Syria were heartbreaking. They spoke of making desperate attempts to save people injured in a chemical attack on a hospital… of struggling to save people’s eyesight after…