Jeffrey Swanson

Duke University School of Medicine

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Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University School of Medicine, and a medical sociologist

Jeffrey Swanson on KCRW

Mass shootings have plagued the United States for decades, and they've been called senseless acts of violence.

What do mass shooters have in common?

Mass shootings have plagued the United States for decades, and they've been called senseless acts of violence.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last week, a second black box was found at the site where a Germanwings AirBus A320 crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 people, including the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

Mental Illness and the Myths about Violence

Last week, a second black box was found at the site where a Germanwings AirBus A320 crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 people, including the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

from To the Point

Orange County has become the first major county in California to adopt what’s known as "Laura’s Law." Supervisors voted unanimously for it.

Laura's Law

Orange County has become the first major county in California to adopt what’s known as "Laura’s Law." Supervisors voted unanimously for it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Echo Park Lake reopened to the public this week after two months of being closed for repairs, with some obvious changes.

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LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino is running to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, and he held his first official campaign event on Monday along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

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