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Help! Zombie Cells Are Eating Our Telomeres and Making Us Old

Or is it the other way around?

Colorful image of a cell containing a the nucleus, chromosome, telomere, and DNA.

Zombies, telomeres–who’s eating who? These rabid invaders are multiplying and our telomeres are getting shorter.

Why is that important?

Because when our telomeres shrink, we age. Now that I’m passing through the latter half of my life, longevity, aging, and…



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Debbie Walker

Debbie Walker is the creator of Middle-Pause, STOMP!, & published a 3-book anthology. Top Writer in Food. Follow her at