Help Durham kids bounce back from adverse experiences

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Everyone experiences ups and downs in childhood, but research is now showing that certain traumatic incidents stay with us our whole lives, even if we don’t remember them. Fred Johnson, Vice Chief of the Division of Community Health at Duke School of Medicine, is on a mission to educate the Durham community about trauma so that we can help one … Read More

Healthy Durham Summit 2018: Racism still fuels community health disparities

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By Thomas Goldsmith This article originally appeared in North Carolina Health News. Contemporary problems of health, hunger and wealth grow from deep roots of institutional and personal racism, said participants at this year’s Healthy Durham meeting during sometimes heated discussions. The event at Durham Convention Center on June 8 brought together city and county officials, academics, social workers, private and … Read More