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Pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris believes there is a correlation be poverty level and health.  Research is beginning to confirm that children exposed to high levels of stress in the home are more prone to chronic health problems later in life.

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The story of one woman's lifelong struggle with negative health issues and the turning point she experienced when a Nurse Practitioner asked about her experiences of trauma and adversity early on in life. 

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This article dives into the seven ways trauma and adversity can affect a child's developing brain and some of the negative outcomes that can result throughout life. 

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Oregon Psychiatrist Maggie Bennington-Davis testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the effects of trauma and adversity on the health of both children and adults.