This article describes how aging, telomere damage, and disease susceptibility were linked to the lower socioeconomic status of the Cratchit family, the wage slaves of Ebenezer Scrooge.
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“Tiny Tim’s Troubled Telomeres” – the harming of innocents of Dickensian London

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This article describes how aging, telomere damage, and disease susceptibility were linked to the lower socioeconomic status of the Cratchit family, the wage slaves of Ebenezer Scrooge.

 

Lower SES

http://tinyurl.com/maz7axh

If you wish to understand more about how shorter telomeres and immune function relate to colds and flus, please check out podcast 24

Podcast 24: Colds and Flus

http://youtu.be/-GBujDFYNVM

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