Trauma surgeon studies gun violence stats — and was one

Personal experience drives Joseph Sakran to try to affect U.S. policy on firearms

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GUN WOUND BURDEN  A new study estimates there were roughly 25 visits to the emergency department for gun-related injuries per 100,000 people from 2006 to 2014.

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