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3/22/11: The Poverty Clinic

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Nadine Burke at work in San Francisco's <a href=\"\" target=\"_blank\">Bayview Child Health Center</a>

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – Tuesday, we're talking about childhood trauma and the effects it has on health throughout a person's life. In the latest New Yorker, journalist Paul Tough visits a clinic in the poorest and most violent neighborhood in San Francisco. There, doctors are faced with issues that aren't traditionally treated by medicine: homelessness, gang violence and abuse. Tough joins us to explain the correlation that research is finding between social issues and many diseases that are plaguing the nation.

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