Category: iHeal

New research featuring HIPRC Suicide Prevention Researcher, Dr. Christopher DeCou, highlights an increase in firearm access and an increase in firearm violence during the coronavirus pandemic (March-May 2020). The study looked at 48 states (excluding…

If English isn’t your native or primary language, you may struggle to find healthcare resources on the websites of Washington state hospitals. Researchers at UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) and Washington…

Roughly one-third of young males and 1 in 10 females in rural communities have carried a handgun, reports a new University of Washington study. And, the study found, many of those rural kids started carrying…

A new study from Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center and the University of Washington School of Social Work identified trends and gaps in current injury disparities research. After reviewing ten years of published studies,…

UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) has been awarded a $4.2 million grant to study and promote injury prevention and control by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With the award,…

A collaborative community outreach program, “Working toward Equity in emergencies: WE Stop the Bleed,” has launched to help keep Seattle’s Somali community safer during emergencies. Using the American College of Surgeons’ Stop the Bleed emergency…

Nearly a quarter of adults aged 65 and older in Washington State live in households that store their firearms unlocked and loaded according to a new report by researchers at the University of Washington School of…

Counties in the United States with greater gaps between rich and poor have a higher rate of homicide deaths involving firearms, according to a national study by researchers at the University of Washington School of…

Hispanic and Black populations have a higher risk of becoming victims of race- or ethnicity- motivated violent hate crimes compared to non-Hispanic Whites (Whites), according to a new study from the University of Washington (UW)…