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What The Study Did: Researchers investigated whether loosening of state firearm restrictions in Missouri were associated with changes in rates of suicide by firearms among young people ages 14 to 24.
Authors: Apurva Bhatt, M.D., of the University of Missouri-Kansas City/Center for Behavioral Medicine in Kansas City, is the corresponding author.
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