Gun ownership and suicide are more prevalent in the Mountain West than in the US overall. Law enforcement agencies and gun retailers can help, according to a new study from researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health.
The Program for Injury Prevention, Education and Research is collaborating with gun shops, shooting ranges, and law enforcement to identify locations that temporarily store firearms out of the home during times of crisis.
Testing indicates doping in only 1 to 3 percent of competitors at elite international competitions. At least 30-45 percent of athletes surveyed at two top events acknowledged use of banned doping techniques.
Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the ColoradoSPH Program for Injury Prevention, Education and Research (PIPER) was interviewed on Colorado Public Radio along with the head of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
A new study in the American Journal of Public Health sources research from Colorado School of Public Health Epidemiology Professor Dawn Comstock, PhD, and her team in the High School Reporting Information Online project.
Assistant Professor of Epidimiology Emmy Betz is a core faculty member in the Program for Injury Prevention, Education and Research (PIPER) who coordinates gun safety gatherings for women and was involved in a national study examining firearm training.