The Science of Addiction + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: Why smartphones may be causing your teen more harm than good, the impact modern diets have on our gut health, and how scientists are trying to cure addiction.
Scientists are trying to cure addiction–and some of their early findings are incredibly promising.
Despite the controversy surrounding it, MDMA-assisted therapy has just received a “breakthrough therapy” designation.
The New York Times
In a new study, researchers look at the diets of African hunter-gatherers to learn more about the human microbiome–and how industrialization may impact gut bacteria and overall health.
Jean Twenge reports how screen addiction is leading to unhappiness–and how the generation raised on social networks is growing farther apart.