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Radio Replay: Crime As A Disease

Violent crime is usually a matter of public safety. But some researchers say it's also a public health issue, because crime can spread like a disease and change the behavior of entire communities.
The program BAM (Becoming a Man) works with teenagers and uses cognitive behavior therapy to reduce violence in Chicago. Source: Scott Olson

It has become an old, sad story in America. First, the murder, sparked by some trivial dispute. Next, solutions. Maybe it's gun control, or harsher

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