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New Yale Study Reveals That Gun Violence is a ‘Contagious’ Social Epidemic

January 9, 2017

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Yale Study Shows That Gun Violence is a ‘Contagious’ Social Epidemic

New research from Yale University reveals how gun violence spreads over social networks through a process of social contagion. Gun violence is often described as an epidemic or a public health concern, due to its alarmingly high levels in certain populations in the United States. It most often occurs within socially and economically disadvantaged minority […]

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Yale Study Shows Strong Neighborhood Relationships Can Help Reduce Gun Violence

December 22, 2014

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Yale Study Strong Neighborhood Relationships Can Help Reduce Gun Violence

New research presented at the Institute of Medicine’s Means of Violence workshop shows that strong neighborhood ties can help reduce gun violence. The bonds that tie a neighborhood together can help shield community members from gun violence, according to new findings by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars […]

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Skull From China May Be The Oldest Evidence Of Human Violence

November 29, 2011

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Ancient skull

There’s no question that we humans have been a violent species. All you need to do is watch the nightly news or any given blockbuster movie that’s short on plot, but high on explosions. One day, we may outgrow our violent nature if we are lucky. But have you ever wondered what the very first […]

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