Nadine Burke Harris’ “The Deepest Well”

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Guest: Nadine Burke Harris

Dr. NADINE BURKE HARRIS is known for delivering high quality healthcare to vulnerable families in a low-income part of San Francisco. After opening a community clinic in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood, Harris noticed that her pediatric patients who had experienced trauma, such as physical abuse or having an incarcerated, also had poor health outcomes. In this hour, Marty talks to Harris about her new book, The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity, which explains the link between childhood trauma, disease in adulthood, and early death.

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