In a Dec. 21, 2015 editorial on the recent republican candidates’ debate, the NYT appeared unhappy because the debate "was devoid of questions and comments about the public health issue of gun violence. " A Dec. 21 article supporting gun control was under the tag line "health."
For more on this topic, see this article. See also my article "Ideological and Civil Liberties Implications of the Public Health Approach to Guns, Crime and Violnce" Journal of Firearms and Public Policy, vol. 10, Fall 1998, pp. 111-142. Scroll down to journal page 111.