PBS NewsHour

Memphis tries rooting out childhood trauma to improve health

Clip: 04/20/2016 | 8m 51s

Childhood trauma such as abuse, neighborhood violence or the death of a parent has been found to lead to dire health and social problems later in life. How can communities intervene to spare future generations the same pain and illness? Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports in collaboration with Kaiser Health News on how the city of Memphis, Tennessee, is tackling the problem.

Aired: 04/20/16

Rating: NR

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