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Confronting Effects of Poverty and Violence


All right, you don’t need us to tell you that poverty and violence are likely to have negative impacts, but CNN explored studies being done, or already published, that look at their effects: premature aging, cellular differences, increased anxiety, among many other differences. What CNN found is fascinating, and disturbing. But they also looked at efforts to combat and reverse this. They found that Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness can both have positive effects.

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