Monthly Archives: May 2017

Author du Jour: Elizabeth Blackburn & Elissa Epel

“The Telomere Effect: a Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer,” by Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD and Elissa Epel, PhD (Grand Central Publishing, pp 399, $28.00) Whoever came up with the subtitle for this fascinating book did an excellent job creating a strong hook. Who indeed would not want to live longer? Contrary to what you […]

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Author du Jour: Suzanne O’Sullivan

“Is It all in Your Head? Trues Stories of imaginary Illness,” by Suzanne O’Sullivan, MD (Other Press, pp 296, $26.95) Psychosomatic illness is problematic. Disregarded as not real, it is often not considered seriously and is relegated to footnotes in medical books. And yet, it is all around us, often having debilitating effects on the […]

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