Should California Doctors Talk With Patients About Guns? By Sammy Caiola • Mar 19, 2018 ShareTweetEmail Dr. Garen Wintemute, an emergency room physician at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, poses for a photo at the hospital in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Credit Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo via Capital Public Radio Doctors already ask us how much we smoke and drink, our sex life, our diet. Should they also be asking about guns? It's a hotly-debated question, as Capitol Public Radio's Sammy Caiola explains. Listen Listening... / 1:41 KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola Tags: public safetygun safetyShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.