Center for Youth Wellness


Tue July 29, 2014
City Visions: August 4, 2014

City Visions: A Challenging Childhood Can Make You a Sick Adult

On the August 4, 2014 edition:  Host David Onek and a panel of experts look at why childhood stress can impact long-term health.

What are the biochemical changes that occur because of early stress, and why can they reduce life expectancy?  What diseases are most commonly seen in adults who have experienced childhood trauma?  And what can doctors treating at-risk kids do to improve long-term health outcomes?

Producer:  Wendy Holcombe


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