DMC expands DLIVE program to serve more trauma patients

This article was originally published by Michigan Chronicle. Medical literature shows that once someone is injured as a result of interpersonal violence, they are at increased risk of being involved in a similar-type incident. However, hospital-based violence intervention programs have emerged as effective strategies to prevent violence re-injury and retaliation. To combat this issue the […]

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Team sports may help children deal with trauma

This article was originally published by The New York Times.  By Perri Klass, M.D. I wrote last week about finding ways to make sure that sports participation stays fun for kids, so they can enjoy the benefits of physical activity and fitness. Keeping the body healthy and active has psychological benefits as well, and a new […]

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Key Steps for the Michigan ACE Initiative Future

My last blog post contained some hearty thanks for our recent conference and a hint for where we need to go in the future. More of the same—not exactly. Here are 10 key steps I think we need to take and how it relates to our revised strategic planning as we look at a five […]

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CMU challenges childhood trauma

This article was originally published by The Morning Sun. It’s simple: “Stress is bad for kids.” Alison Arnold, College of Medicine staff member and director of Central Michigan University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Community Health and Wellness, says that, with common wisdom and 20-plus years of science, we know experiences in the formative years shape bodies […]

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris Spotlights Health Risks Of Childhood Adversity

This article was first posted by NPR Not long after she finished her medical residency at Stanford University about a decade ago, Nadine Burke Harris got to work as a pediatrician in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco. She founded and became CEO of a clinic there, focused on addressing health disparities in the community. It was in […]

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