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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime [Nadine Burke Harris] (

"I n the mid-'90s, the CDC and Kaiser Permanente discovered an exposure that dramatically increased the risk for seven out of 10 of the leading causes of death in the United States. In high doses, it affects brain development, the immune system, hormonal systems, and even the way our DNA is read and transcribed. Folks who are exposed in very high doses have triple the lifetime risk of heart disease and lung cancer and a 20-year difference in life expectancy. And yet, doctors today are not...

4 New Communities Join ACEs Connection / January, 2021

Please welcome these four new communities to the network. Details about each of them are below as is information about starting and growing your community initiatives and joining the Cooperative of Communities . Interested in Starting a Community on ACEs Connection ? For questions about starting or growing an initiative, using our site and tools, please reach out to one of our regional community facilitators. Communities in: Northeast, Mid-Atlantic states, contact @Alison...

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