TITLE

In the hands of babes

PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;1/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increase in gun-related violence among American adolescents. Call for collaborative interventions for the carnage of children; Formation of community response teams to investigate causes of gun violence; Suggestions for federal regulations in gun control.
ACCESSION #
9502034383

 

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