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Toxic Stress Need Not Undo Our Children


February 17, 2017

HealthZette - There’s a great deal of talk now about the negative effects of ongoing stress within our homes — stress due in large part today’s fractious political climate.

But another stressor is increasingly wreaking havoc on our kids: poverty.

Researchers from both Texas Tech University (TTU) and the Federal University of São Paulo's Medical School in Brazil recently wrapped up a study on toxic stress on children, specifically from impoverished areas.

Read the story here.