The Nuance

Is the Pandemic Making Us Age More Quickly?

‘The chronic stressors that impact our body the most are both unpredictable and uncontrollable. And the pandemic is both.’

Markham Heid
Elemental
Published in
6 min readFeb 4, 2021

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Illustration by Kieran Blakey for Elemental

Among the many customs and precedents upended by the Trump presidency, one of the least important (but fun) was the publication of…

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Markham Heid
Elemental

I’m a frequent contributor at TIME, the New York Times, and other media orgs. I write mostly about health and science. I like long walks and the Grateful Dead.