FIPRP News

New study looks at relationship between state earned income tax credits and suicidal behavior

Over the past two decades, suicide rate has increased in the United States by 36 percent. It’s also increasingly become one of the most common causes of death in the U.S., with a disproportionate increase…

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Viewpoint looks at three interventions to address firearm injury and death

Three Interventions to Address Firearm Injury and Death Amidst the rise of infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the United States, many other health issues have been overshadowed. However, the problem of firearm injuries and…

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Webinar: Firearm Purchases & Storage During COVID-19

HIPRC Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program co-director Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar spoke virtually with the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research at Rutgers & Rutgers University about firearm purchases & storage during COVID-19.  …

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Featured Commentary on Firearm Policy and Youth Suicide

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in children and young adults in the U.S., approximately half involving firearms. In a new commentary posted in JAMA Network Open November 4th, researchers at the Harborview…

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R61 Research Project Funded

Several members of HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program including Fred Rivara, MD, MPH, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, PhD, MPH, Lauren Rooney, MPH,  and Emma Gause, MA, were awarded funding for their R61 research project…

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Extreme Risk Protection Orders and Persons with Dementia in the State of Washington

Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws reduce firearm access among individuals who are at a high risk of harming themselves or others. ERPOs can be requested by petitioners (household or family member, law enforcement) in…

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