Why Doctors Say Gun Violence Is 'Their Lane'

[Futurity] News of mass shootings has become devastatingly common in the United States, and at the same time the rate of suicide-by-firearm is silently increasing. The need to treat gun violence as a public health cr​isis has never been more urgent, many experts argue.

In that context, Megan Ranney, an emergency physician who is also an associate professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School and School of Public Health at Brown University, cowrote the new editorial to examine the spread of #ThisIsOurLane, born after a November tweet from the National Rifle Association. READ MORE