Our brains grows so much in the first few years of life that any trauma we experience during that time can affect our health forever.
California's new, first-ever surgeon general, Dr. @Nadine Burke Harris, has made the link between childhood adversity and long-term health the focus of her work.
She was sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom last week and calls her new role a "dream job."
[For more on this story by PRISKA NEELY, go to https://laist.com/2019/02/20/california_surgeon_general_dr_nadine_burke_harris.php]