Violence as a Health Risk

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  • Dr. Astrid Heger, Director of the Violence Intervention Program at L.A. County-USC Medical Center, talks about the scale of violence in the United States. Dr. Heger reports that violence is the leading single cause of trauma to women between the ages of fifteen and forty-four, and the leading cause of death among Black adolescents.


  • Originally released by INTELECOM, 2011.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 18, 2015.
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  • Violence as a Health Risk (1:00)
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