Family Instability is associated with poor telomere health in African-American families

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rootsA study from Tulane (from a $2.4 Million dollar grant) suggests that family instability and violence is associated with shorter telomeres.

As I mentioned in my blog, this is akin to proving that Ginsu knives can cut all kinds of things. Here is a similar study in African-American boys.