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USA Today: Gunshot wounds drive up government health care costs

Posted on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013 — 12:29 PM

As advocates and politicians debate gun control issues, economists say gun injuries and deaths have cost billions in court proceedings, insurance costs and hospitalizations. Manish Sethi, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation, has studied healthcare costs associated with gun violence and is quoted.


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