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What renting is doing to your DNA

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Being a renter can be stressful with a shortage of properties on the market, rising rents and a lack of security for tenants.

But what you might not know is there’s evidence that renting is accelerating the biological ageing process.

That’s according to a peer reviewed study from the University of Essex in the UK and Adelaide University.

Today, one of the report’s authors, Emma Baker, on how DNA testing has shown renting can be bad for your health.

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Emma Baker, Professor of Housing Research at the University of Adelaide

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