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Chronic Stress Exposure Among Young African American Children with Asthma: Racism is a Factor [annallergy.org]

By Bridgette L. Jones, Vincent Staggs, and Brianna Woods-Jaeger, Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, September 17, 2019 African American and Hispanic children are more likely to have a diagnosis of asthma and significantly higher disease related morbidity in comparison to non-Hispanic white children. Mortality rates are likewise higher as African American children are 8 times more likely than non-Hispanic white children to die from asthma 1. The cause of this striking health...
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ACEs & African Americans Community on ACEs Connection

ACEs Connection envisions a resilient world where ALL people thrive. We are an anti-racist organization committed to the pursuit of social justice. In our work to promote resilience and prevent and mitigate ACEs, we intentionally embrace and uplift people who have historically not had a seat at the table. ACEs Connection celebrates the voices and tells the stories of people who have been barred from decision-making and who have shouldered the burden of systemic and economic oppression as the...
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We Stand in Solidarity with the Worldwide Protests for Racial Justice

In response to the police brutality and racism that caused the deaths of George Floyd , Ahmaud Arbery , Breonna Taylor and countless other African Americans and people of color, ACEs Connection supports the worldwide protests demanding racial justice. Integrating practices and policies based on the science of adverse childhood experiences (ACES) — being trauma-informed — requires us to be racially just. Our organization's vision is a world where all people thrive. Our goal is to prevent...
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Re: We Stand in Solidarity with the Worldwide Protests for Racial Justice

Michael McCarthy ·
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Re: We Stand in Solidarity with the Worldwide Protests for Racial Justice

Michael McCarthy ·
Thank you, I'm sharing these resources on social media.
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Re: We Stand in Solidarity with the Worldwide Protests for Racial Justice

Thanks Michael for sharing these resources!
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Re: ACEs research roundup: ACEs, racism, promoting equity and resilience

Daun Kauffman ·
This Link seems to be 'off' " Co‐Occurring Youth Profiles of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Protective Factors: Associations with Health, Resilience, and Racial Disparities , American Journal of Community Psychology" ?
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ACEs research roundup: ACEs, racism, promoting equity and resilience

Racial /Ethnic Disparities in Health Care Access Are Associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences , Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Racism , Psycho-Social Stress, and Health-related Quality of Life International Journal of Maternal Child Health and AIDS Promoting equity and resilience: Wellness navigators' role in addressing adverse childhood experiences American Psychological Association Co‐Occurring Youth Profiles of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Protective Factors:...
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Re: ACEs research roundup: ACEs, racism, promoting equity and resilience

Thanks Daun for letting me know. The link is fixed now!
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The Pandemics of Racism and COVID-19 [pediatrics.aappublications.org]

By Tina L. Cheng and Alison M. Conca-Cheng, Pediatrics, August 31, 2020 COVID-19 is a recent crisis. Racism is an enduring crisis which is inflamed in the presence of other crises. The Chinese word for "crisis” is composed of two characters, one signifying "danger" and the other, "opportunity." The pandemics of COVID-19 and racism present clear danger. Our duty is to make sense of the opportunity by learning, understanding, and taking action. In this issue of Pediatrics, Cheah et al.1...
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A New Hippocratic Oath Asks Doctors To Fight Racial Injustice And Misinformation [NPR]

Jennifer A Walsh ·
First-year medical student Sean Sweat "didn't want to tiptoe around" issues of race when she sat down with 11 of her classmates to write a new version of the medical profession's venerable Hippocratic oath. "We start our medical journey amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and a national civil rights movement reinvigorated by the killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery," begins the alternate version of the oath, rewritten for the class of 2024 at the University of Pittsburgh...
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To solve the Black maternal mortality crisis, start with upending racist practices

It’s been all over the news for months: Black women in the United States are dying from complications during their pregnancies or in childbirth at alarming rates, and those deaths are preventable. Less well explored is how systemic racism and historical trauma have been at the core of what’s driven up these rates over several decades. A March 20 conference entitled The Impact of ACEs on Black Maternal Health took an in-depth look into why Black maternal mortality and complications during...
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Re: To solve the Black maternal mortality crisis, start with upending racist practices

Teresa Conboy ·
Thank you for the informative blog on Black maternal mortality. I am an advocate for individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). In a recent conversation with an ACEs researcher, I mentioned the strong association between prenatal alcohol exposure and childhood trauma and, in fact, suggested that FASD be considered ACEs. This suggestion is currently under consideration by her and other ACEs experts. And to the point of Black maternal health and FASD, based on the words of the...
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