TED Talk - How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

Click here to hear the TED Talk presented by Nadine Burke Harris during TEDMED 2014.

“This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. An impassioned plea for pediatric medicine to confront the prevention and treatment of trauma, head-on.”

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ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Nadine Burke Harris · Pediatrician

Nadine Burke Harris’ healthcare practice focuses on a little-understood, yet very common factor in childhood that can profoundly impact adult-onset disease: trauma.