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Childhood Trauma May Lead to Adult Disease

U.S. health officials find a strong link between early instances of childhood trauma and adult chronic diseases ranging from heart disease and asthma to kidney disease and depression.  A study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found a link between childhood adversity and adult illnesses such as cancer, asthma, diabetes, depression and heart disease, leading researchers and health officials to suggest a reduction in childhood trauma could reduce the growing rate of adult chronic illness.  Read more....



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