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Aim for Safety Program Created at Cook Children’s Medical Center

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The Dallas News reports that a doctor at Cook Children’s Medical Center, located in Fort Worth, has started the “Aim for Safety” program at the hospital to prevent child gun injuries.

Dr. Daniel Guzman created “Aim for Safety” program after encountering a 4-year-old patient in the emergency room who had been accidently shot and died.

The program teaches parents and children gun safety techniques and includes a study where children are left in a room with non-functioning guns and parents observe their reactions. The study showed that 95% of the kids picked up the gun and looked into the barrel.

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