Editorial Posted in the Post and Courier on November 8, 2015
Gun violence is a serious and growing public health issue in the United States of America. The current problem nationally: Every day in the United States there are 91 gun-related deaths on average or just under 16 per minute….
Click the link to read to entire article: Gun Violence – A Public Health Issue
Authors: Robert T. Ball, MD (member of the CCMS Executive Committee and its Public Health Committee) and Richard C. Hagerty, MD (chairman of the board of Gun Sense SC and a CCMS member)
The CCMS Executive Committee agrees it is time to address gun violence as we would any other public health crisis.