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Science Notes: The Science of Childhood Trauma as a Driver of Chronic Illnesses

icon_pdf Chronic diseases drive the majority of medical costs and have even broader impact on overall productivity and wellbeing. Exposure to trauma and toxic stress is an important driver of the rates of chronic illness. There appear to be two main processes for the development of chronic illness...
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    In recent years there has been an explosion in the number and diversity of trauma informed and resilience-building programs across the country. The current science of trauma and resilience is strong...
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    Congress is just now beginning to learn about the powerful discoveries that scientists have made regarding the causes and effects of toxic stress, and the exciting trauma informed programs a growing...
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  • Talk given recently at the UN by Dr. Nancy Hardt
    I have been invited here today to share news of practical steps we took in my home town in Florida, work which started with the improbable partnership between me, a physician, and our sheriff, our hig...
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