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'Guns kill people,' and leading doctors want to treat them like any other threat to public health

The doctors who lead the medical profession's debates on how best to preserve and restore our health are done with moments of silence in the face of gun-related violence.

In the wake of a mass shooting that killed 59 people and wounded hundreds more in Las Vegas, they neither minced words nor observed political niceties in describing the threat that firearms pose to Americans' health.

"Guns kill people," Dr. Howard Bauchner, editor

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