CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report – At least 5 of the top 10 leading causes of death are associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)


According to the latest CDC Vital Signs report, 14 negative long-term social and health outcomes in adults are associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Preventing ACEs could potentially reduce chronic diseases, risky health behaviors, and socioeconomic challenges for adults.


Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), Principal Deputy Director, CDC



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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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