public health

Study: Taxpayers Shoulder Bulk Of Gun Violence Health Care CostsA recent study conducted by the Urban Institute has found that most costs incurred by hospital visits from firearm injuries are shouldered by taxpayers.
US Drug Czar To Outline President Obama's Drug Policy ReformsPresident Barack Obama's new strategy for fighting the nation's drug problem will include a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons, under reforms scheduled to be outlined by the nation's drug czar Wednesday.
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