Radio Replay: Crime As A Disease

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Nov 17 2017 50 mins   82
In moments of anger, it can be hard to take a deep breathor count to ten. But public health researcher Harold Pollack says five minutes of reflection can make all the difference between a regular life and one spent behind bars. This week, we visit a Chicago program that helps young men learn how to pause and reflect. Plus, we ask whether we should think of violence as a disease, similar to a blood-borne pathogen in its ability to spread from person to person.