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!
~ As the sun’s rays beat down, and we start to keep that sunscreen front and center on our beauty counters, the seasonal question returns: what is SPF and how much do I need?
~ You know that feeling when you’re startled by a loud noise or have an instant distaste for an obnoxiously bright painting? Scientists are exploring more into the spectrum of human receptiveness to their senses.
~ Read this while you’re gathering the necessities for your summer solstice soiree, and you’ll be more pumped than ever about tan lines, beach vibes and sunshine.
~ New seasons of OITNB and The Bachelorette giving you a case of bloodshot eyes the next morning? Problem solved, says Fitbit, whose newest feature sends push notifications that it’s time for bed.
~ The equal parts funny + sexy gals at Man Repeller uncover the de-sugarcoated truth about this notoriously addictive substance.
~ The excitement about the impending Rio Olympics has also been paired with the fear of athletes acquiring Zika virus; now, scientists are closer than ever to creating a vaccine that combats the pathogen.
~ As if you needed another reason to head to your Bari class after work: research has surfaced that exercising after learning something new seals it into memory.
~ Never feel guilty about your inclination to have a little GNI (Girl’s Night In). Turns out, regardless of your personality type, we all need some one-on-one time to recharge our social butterfly-batteries.
~ A new study from the Baylor College of Medicine involving mice has found that the lack of a single species of bacteria in the gut is linked with autism-like social behaviors in mice.