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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris On How Childhood Trauma Can Affect Health For A Lifetime18:30
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What is the connection between childhood adversity and poor health? That's the question that Dr. Nadine Burke Harris explores in her new book, "The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity."

Burke Harris writes about the experience of giving her patients the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) survey and the way that trauma affects children for a lifetime. Research now shows that experiencing four or more ACEs is associated with significantly increased risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, diabetes, Alzheimer's and suicide.

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness and author of "The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity." She tweets @drburkeharris.

This segment aired on January 25, 2018.

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