108 words written by Dani Sackman Carroll

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For today’s #PhilanthrophyFriday, I am too tired to write after moving apartments, back to school gatherings, and trying to keep the plates spinning in my personal and professional lives.     That is why I am grateful to post someone else’s words. These are words that I’ve wanted to share with my subscribers for their simple clarity and wisdom.  They … Read More

Live interview with EXTREME HEALTH RADIO

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http://youtu.be/_f-8m9NFd2Q?list=UUfIg3SRfbj0oTzAtyBJLGhg   I was interviewed by Justin and Kate Stellman, hosts of the wildly popular, Extreme Health Radio show. Check it out to learn how to live to 150, whether the earth was once surrounded by a water membrane, and if health insurance will soon be obsolete.  

God’s Speed, Robin Williams

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Robin Williams’ heart stopped beating 4 days ago but there is no way anyone can tell me he doesn’t live on in all of us.  Just take a look at this clip to understand the depths of his great soul.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM-gZintWDc Suicide seems like a rational choice only if one is overwhelmed by major depression, sleep disorder, and impulsiveness.  … Read More

How is a stem cell like a queen bee?

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Please sign up for Patrick Cox’s very fascinating and prolific newsletter. It recently mentioned mesenchymal stem cells, which are the subject of my 5th podcast and our “WednesdayWebinar’.   http://youtu.be/k17RU7ovyjg To understand more, read my book, “Telomere Timebombs: Defusing the terror of aging” http://telomeretimebombs.com/

My prophecies for the 50th College reunion

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For today’s #MondayMusings, here is my entry for the Harvard Class of 1989 time capsule, to be opened in 2039: In 2014, it makes many of us sad to realize that our species as a whole, and we as individuals, have been inculcated with structure and meaning as defined by the things we are taught to fear: fear of death, … Read More

How to choose a surgeon (and how to stay alive despite their cookbook approach to treating you)

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For today’s #WebinarWednesday, I want to pay tribute to my friend’s dad who passed away July 14th 2014; he was one the patients presented in this brain cancer podcast I did April, 2012:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0DusvH3jnQ His son wrote to friends and family: It’s been a long and painful road for my Father. For those who did not know, my Father … Read More

Alzheimer’s risk linked to Telomere Length – (Oy Vey)

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Here is the latest study linking telomere shortening to a bad disease, in this case, Alzheimer’s:   http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2014/07/115916/cells%E2%80%99-protective-dna-linked-size-brain-region-vital-memory <Palm to forehead and a heavy sigh…>  Why? Another multimillion dollar scholarly work showing that the emperor has no clothes and that telomere research has been highjacked by what I have decided tonight to call the “Tire Tread Falacy of Car Maintenance.” … Read More