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Pollution and stress are tightly connected to place, which in turn is linked to race and class, as two UCSF researchers recently explained to journalists.
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Many residents of Northern California’s Humboldt County endure high levels of adversity and loads of toxic stress, leading to poor health behaviors and increased risk of serious health conditions.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Rachel Dissell and Brie Zeltner, participants in the 2018 National Fellowship....
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Marcus Wilson remembers the first time he saw his mom use crack cocaine. He thinks he was about 9. "She was doing it off a soda can," he said.
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Medical professionals and researchers have long studied the effect of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and lifelong mental health and addiction. Now awareness is growing of the link between childhood trauma on long-term physical health.
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In the latest installment of KVPR's series Part Of The Job, a look at how health care educators have been trying to change that culture of harassment and violence before their students reach the workforce.
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Folks in underserved New Jersey face adversities that few in America ever even have to think about. How can the state turn the corner in addressing epidemic levels of trauma?
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Traumatized children often have difficulties with anger management, impulse control and the processing and retention of information.
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Twenty-eight former Panthers players were killed in a 14-year span in New Orleans. Former coach Jerome Temple is trying to halt the deaths.
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How OTs who work with children could do more to screen moms for depression and get them help during kids' appointments.

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