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United States

13 August 2002


NEW YORK — Parents who keep toxic chemicals in locked cabinets, cover electrical outlets, and change smoke alarm batteries each year to keep their kids safe do not necessarily child-proof their firearms, according to the results of a study. The researchers surveyed 1,081 adults bringing a child younger than 7 years into an emergency department and found that 221 of the adults were gun owners. The investigators found no association between several injury-prevention... (

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