To Address Gun Violence, We Must Change the Fundamental Condition
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 776 , Segment 1
Episode: Gun Violence, Selfies and Cosmetic Surgery, Talking to Kids about Pornography
- Mar 27, 2018 3:43 am
- 11:02 mins
Guest: Sandro Galea, MD, ER Physician and Dean, Boston University School of Public Health, Author of "Healthier: Fifty Thoughts on the Foundations of Population Health" Over the weekend, hundreds of thousands of people participated nationwide in “March for Our Lives," one of the events organized in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting that left 17 dead. Mass shootings – including those that take place in schools – capture attention and stir emotion, but the truth is they represent just a tiny fraction of what epidemiologist Sandro Galea calls a public health crisis: in the United States, you’re as likely to die by a gun as you are to die in a car crash.