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School violence intervention program effective in pilot study

Violent behavior and beliefs among middle school students can be reduced through the implementation of a targeted violence intervention program, according to a pilot study. "I think the power of what we are doing is the power of community and, in this case, the power of doctors partnering with educators," an author said. "When things get to me, it is too late. People are victims of violent injuries, but we are on the back end of the problem instead of the front end.
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