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What is ACE?

What is ACE?

Working as a physician for the underserved and homeless in our nations’s capital was an eye-opener for me. I saw patients with multiple health problems. Why so many diseases? Lifestyle choices, stress, and poverty? Yes, these were big factors. But there was something else, something big, which I only came to understand later. Let me share with you what I have learned about Adverse Childhood Events or ACEs.