Category: Guns

Battling The Bullets From The Operating Room To The Community

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Dr. Laurie Punch (center), a trauma surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, shows Melissa Woeppel (left) and Stan Schloesser how to apply a tourniquet during a Stop the Bleed class last month in St. Louis. This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). ST. LOUIS — Dr. Laurie Punch plunged her ….  Read More

Think ‘Medicare For All’ Is The Only Democratic Health Plan? Think Again

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This story also ran on USA Today. This story can be republished for free (details). If you tuned in for the first five nights of the Democratic presidential debates, you might think “Medicare for All” and providing universal care are the only health care ideas Democrats have. With four months to go before the Feb. ….  Read More

In Rural Utah, Preventing Suicide Means Meeting Gun Owners Where They Are

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This story is part of a partnership that includes KUER, NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). A gun show might not be the first place you would expect to talk about suicide prevention — especially in a place like rural northeastern Utah, where firearms are deeply embedded in ….  Read More