Lately, a profusion of adverse childhood experiences research; SC governor’s veto of DV funds called short-sighted

The number of research projects looking at the relationship of adverse childhood experiences and long-term consequences spawned by the CDC’s Adverse Childhood Experiences Study and studies of children’s developing brains seems to be growing. Here are some from the last few weeks. I’ll be looking into the main threads, such as how toxic stress in childhood produces systemic inflammation that affect long-term health, in a later post:

Girls Who Experience Childhood Trauma More Likely To Smoke Later On. (This research was published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy.)

Study: Children abused by parents face increased cancer risk. (This research was published in the Journal on Aging and Health.)

Lifestyle Factors Tied to Higher Blood Pressure in Teens. (This research was published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.)

Obese Moms Deplete Fetal Iron. (This research on a small sample of people was published in the Journal of Perinatology.)

Chronic Anxiety Speeds Aging. (This research was

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