Tag: telomeres

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.…

Costs of Sitting

by Volume 15, Number 10 It seems like sitting should be good for the human body. There is little risk of musculoskeletal injury with sitting, and little stress on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. However, study after study finds that…