People who purchased firearms during pandemic more likely to be suicidal

People who purchase a firearm during the pandemic are more likely to be suicidal than other firearm owners, according to a Rutgers study. The study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found that about 70 percent of those who bought a firearm during the COVID-19 pandemic reported having suicidal thoughts throughout their lives, […]

68% of deaths from firearms are from self-harm, majority in older men in rural regions

A new study of gun injuries and deaths in Ontario found that 68% of firearm-related deaths were from self-harm, and they most often occurred in older men living in rural regions, pointing to the need for targeted prevention efforts. The study is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). There were 2009 injuries secondary to […]