How The CDC's Reluctance To Use The 'F-Word' — Firearms — Hinders Suicide Prevention [npr.org]

 

By Nell Greenfieldboyce, National Public Radio, August 8, 2019

The nation's foremost public health agency shies away from discussing the important link in this country between suicide and access to guns.

That's according to documents obtained by NPR that suggest the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention instead relies on vague language and messages about suicide that effectively downplay and obscure the risk posed by firearms.

Guns in the United States kill more people through suicide than homicide.

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