Eagle: CDC Declares “Hood Disease” — Growing Up Colored, Poor, in the Inner City Form of Trauma and Stress Disorder

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Living in the ‘hood now a disease, says CDC: ‘Hood Disease’ caused by urban stress

(NaturalNews) Is it real or is it another politically correct attempt by a federal government entity to provide an excuse for poor choices, poor performances or poor government education practices and standards?

It’s hard to say at this stage, but nevertheless, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared that life in the inner city can create a health problem which then makes it tougher for young people there to learn.

The health problem? “Post-traumatic stress disorder,” the same condition that a number of soldiers returning from battle and victims of physical harm from crime have developed.

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The CDC says that many of these children live in virtual war zones in the inner city. As such, according to doctors at Harvard University — which is well-known for its left-wing bias in research and the sciences — kids in the inner city are suffering from an even more complex form of PTSD that some of them have labeled “hood disease.”

You just can’t make this stuff up.

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Phi Beta Iota:  All humans, without exception, are traumatized by “modern” civilization of, by, and for the 1%. The poor confined to inner cities, the southern childen doing forced labor on tobacco farms, prisoners “rented” to corporations, quietly desperate white people in cubicles, victims of domestic violence and emotional abuse — all traumatized. The inner city poor have the added burden of asthma from diesel pollution, something Van Jones has persistently pointed out is more relevant than polar bears, the rich people’s understanding of global warming.

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