Gun Safety

Gun Safety

Gun Safety

Bang!

Around the world, someone’ s young child is killed with a loaded gun every few minutes. This is one of the leading causes of death in children. The problem is worst in countries like the United States where firearms are readily available. About half of US homes contain firearms, and one in four gun owners keep their guns loaded and easily accessible.

The safest choice is not to have a gun in the home.

If you keep one, empty it out and lock it up (where you can get to it and children can’t)! Even if you don’ t own a gun, teach your children to steer clear of guns at friends’ homes, or wherever they come across them.

Bang.

Dr. Alan Greene

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Dr. Greene is the founder of DrGreene.com (cited by the AMA as “the pioneer physician Web site”), a practicing pediatrician, father of four, & author of Raising Baby Green & Feeding Baby Green. He appears frequently in the media including such venues as the The New York Times, the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, & the Dr. Oz Show.

 

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