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Racism may accelerate aging in African-American men

A new study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. A research team found signs of accelerated aging in a group of African-American men who reported experiencing high levels of racial discrimination and who had internalized anti-black attitudes. Findings from the study are the first to link racism-related factors and shortened telomere length.
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