By: Kristine Alarcon Edited by: Sharon E. Chin Germany is known for its beautiful castles, delicious cheeses and sausages, and classical composers including Beethoven and Bach, but now this country is being labeled as the “Bordello of Europe.” The decriminalization of prostitution in 2002 seems to be causing human trafficking and the sex trade industry … Read more Germany is the “Bordello of Europe”
By: Kristine Alarcon An Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) score is an indicator of neglect, abuse, and other types of hallmarks in a rough childhood. Individuals with a higher ACE score have an increased risk of developing health issues. Your ACE score can be determined with a quiz here. The ACE score is only an … Read more What is your ACE score? Take the Quiz.
By: Kristine Alarcon Edited By: Sharon E. Chin Traumatic experiences, whether it is domestic violence or childhood abuse, have a serious effect on the mental and physical health of a person. A research team at UCSF is pushing towards making it a norm in primary care to screen for these issues. It is important that … Read more Trauma Screening: Creating a Norm in Healthcare