Gary Slutkin

Violence is usually seen as some sort of moral failing. Gary Slutkin says we should instead treat it like a disease.

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What if the spread of violence was treated like the spread of a disease? University of Illinois at Chicago’s Gary Slutkin tells us why we need to take a public health approach to preventing violence in America. Read more....

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