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Seven Years After Gabby Giffords’ Shooting, Have We Learned Anything About Gun Violence?

The Safeway parking lot near Tucson, Arizona, was bustling on January 8th, 2011, as people lined up to participate in a “Congress on Your Corner” event with newly reelected Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. As the three-term Democrat began talking with constituents, a man opened fire on the crowd with a semiautomatic pistol, killing six people and severely injuring Giffords. Even in an era of nearly constant mass shootings, the attack on a sitting member of Congress stood out. It was followed with calls for more robust gun control.

How a 1940s-era mass shooting shows we haven’t learned much

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Mayor Barry and country musicians hold a vigil in honor of the victims of the Las Vegas shooting
video by Michael Schwab/Tennessean

On Sept. 6, 1949, Meyer Berger, known as Mike, boarded a southbound train from New York City to Camden, N.J. 

Berger was a veteran reporter for The New York Times. One of

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Lessons One Orlando Hospital Learned from the Deadliest Mass …

ORLANDO, Fla. — Conversations following violent tragedies often turn toward the victims and their families, along with trying to understand how someone could perpetrate such unspeakable acts. Sometimes, we forget about the nurses and doctors who stand between death for those still breathing after a shooting, and the horrific trauma they must live through in the immediate moments that follow, which can resonate for the rest of their lives.

Such raw emotion, however, was on full display last week, during a keynote presentation on the final day of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. This past Monday marked six months since the Pulse nightclub tragedy in Orlando, Fla., the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. June 12, 29-year-old Omar Mateen killed 49 individuals and wounded 53 others at the gay nightclub, before he was killed by police. (See video with the doctors at the scene below.)

Orlando Regional Medical Center — a Level One

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Lessons One Orlando Hospital Learned From the Deadliest Mass Shooting in US History

ORLANDO, Fla. — Conversations following violent tragedies often turn toward the victims and their families, along with trying to understand how someone could perpetrate such unspeakable acts. Sometimes, we forget about the nurses and doctors who stand between death for those still breathing after a shooting, and the horrific trauma they must live through in the immediate moments that follow, which can resonate for the rest of their lives.

Such raw emotion, however, was on full display last week, during a keynote presentation on the final day of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. This past Monday marked six months since the Pulse nightclub tragedy in Orlando, Fla., the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. June 12, 29-year-old Omar Mateen killed 49 individuals and wounded 53 others at the gay nightclub, before he was killed by police. (See video with the doctors at the scene below.)

Orlando Regional Medical Center — a Level One

Read more at: http://www.hhnmag.com/articles/7937-lessons-one-orlando-hospital-learned-from-the-deadliest-mass-shooting-in-us-history