Tuesday October 23 2018

Adverse childhood experiences: A public health challenge

Access Full Text INTRODUCTION The life-course approach to health and the critical period model of disease causation posit that adult health is shaped by experiences in early life, specifically during critical developmental periods.1 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are stressful contextual exposures faced in childhood and adolescence that can have lifelong...

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An evaluation of low-carb diets: Fad or fact?

The Atkins diet has emerged in recent years as a serious contender among diets. Rising above many other fad diets by allowing its adherents to eat the fat-heavy foods that most other diets forbid, low-carb diets have reached a serious level of popularity. Although its advocates swear by it, diets...

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