Tag: guns and teens

  • Gun Deaths Rose 30% Among U.S. Kids in a Decade

    Gun Deaths Rose 30% Among U.S. Kids in a Decade

    In the end, the duo identified a 30% rise in risk over the 2010 to 2019 study timeframe. During that period, suicides among young Americans rose by 63%. Among girls, gun-related deaths rose by 46%. Risk also rose by 45% among white youth and by 36% among Black youth. But the increase in […]

  • Gun Sales in Homes With Teens Rose During Pandemic

    Gun Sales in Homes With Teens Rose During Pandemic

    By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — U.S. gun sales increased early in the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of those firearms ended up in homes with teens, researchers say. “This finding is concerning because we know that the single biggest risk factor for adolescent firearm injuries is access to an unsecured […]