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WHYY: Hospitals Could Play Bigger Role In Preventing Gun Violence, Study Says

A new study suggests hospital emergency rooms across the country could play a bigger role in preventing gun violence. “The emergency department may be [gunshot victims’] only contact with the health care system, and what we know is that represents an opportunity to try and prevent a repeat injury,” said Dr. Kit Delgado, assistant professor of emergency medicine and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania and one of the researchers on the study.” Read more at WHYY