What's Happening Now: The Top Must Reads This Week in Health + Wellness
Every week, The S-Life Mag will make sure you’re in the know about the latest scientific studies and current events pertaining to health, wellness, nutrition and more. This is the stuff you need to know for your body, mind and soul!
- Work hard, play hard? OK, but don’t work too hard. Those long hours at the office might be hurting your heart.
- Probiotics, antioxidants…tattoos? Yep—getting inked might boost your immune system.
- Girls at 25 NYC public schools now have one less thing to stress about—needing a tampon or pad in a pinch. Can this become a universal thing?
- When the biggest emergency you face is choosing a brunch spot based on Yelp reviews, your smartphone is a lifesaver. In a real emergency, however…not so much. That’s according to some unsettling findings from a new study.
- Marijuana is in the news once again—this time, because a cannabis-based drug has shown promise in treating severe epilepsy.
- According to a study, if you want to successfully quit smoking, going cold turkey is the way to do it.
- How can you mend a broken heart? With skin cells, perhaps, which scientists have used to regenerate heart muscle tissue.
- Science is close to solving the mystery of why humans shed tears (and why some don't).
- Preventative mastectomies are on the rise, but it might not be having the intended effect on breast cancer rates or prognoses.
- Your morning workouts are just what the doctor ordered…literally. More healthcare providers are prescribing exercise instead of medication for chronic health problems.
- Science says women’s brains are more complex than men’s…and that women need more sleep because of it.