Category: Volume 16

Broadband and Health

by   Volume 16, Number 10                     In May 2017, the American Medical Informatics Association urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to consider broadband internet access (BIA) to be a social determinant…

ALAN

by             Volume 16, Number 9             Life without artificial light is very difficult to imagine, as our quality of life has been enhanced in many ways with this important…

Optimism and Longevity

by Volume 16, Number 7 Numerous factors affect how long and how well a person lives. Some of these variables, such as genetics or luck, are generally considered beyond an individual’s control. It is interesting, however, that advances in genetic…

Racism and Cellular Aging

by Volume 16, Number 6 There are many ways in which racism affects health. One that doesn’t command media attention is what is happening at the cellular level for African Americans in the United States, a process that hastens aging.…