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Author Amy Susan Crohn Guest on Murphy’s Law, Safety First with Tracey Murphy

Murphy”s Law with Tracey Murphy hosts Author, Amy Susan Crohn Monday, July 1 at 8pm. Listen to the show live or to the podcast! Author Amy Susan Crohn‘s recently released book, Dying to Live: Running backwards through cancer, Lupus, and chronic illness relates how neglect and abuse within her childhood became the catalyst for disease in her adulthood. Descended from a blended family, with two eccentric parents, and the legacy of being the grand neice of Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, a leading gastroenterologist whose work greatly advanced the understanding of ileitis -also known as Crohn’s disease at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Amy’s childhood was often filled with wonder and anxiety. The details of her childhood lead up to the crescendo, her body completely broken, and diagnosis of two life altering diseases at age 36. Much of the discussion surrounds the issue of how childhood maltreatment, in the form of neglect or abuse,  leading to damages in the body which can manifest themselves later in life in the form of devastating diseases and compromising immune systems. Many of Amy’s later medical events …