It seems we barely go a week now without news of another violent gun incident. Last week's shooting rampage in Santa Monica, Calif., has resulted in the deaths of five people. And since the Newtown school shooting last December — in the span of less than six months — thousands of Americans have been killed by guns.
The National Academies Press celebrates its first year of offering free PDF books for downloading. Several important public health publications are among the free offerings.
I wrote last month about the role [...]