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Family violence leaves genetic imprint on children

Children in homes affected by violence, suicide, or the incarceration of a family member have significantly shorter telomeres -? a cellular marker of aging -- than those in stable households. The study suggests that the home environment is an important intervention target to reduce the biological impacts of adversity in the lives of young children.
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