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

What can be done to reduce negative health outcomes caused by ACEs?

Media Advisory

Embargoed Until: Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1:00 p.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

What

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.

Who

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

When

Tuesday, November 5, at 12:00 p.m. ET

Dial-In  

Media: 888-795-0855
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TRANSCRIPT
A transcript will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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