This Week in Wellness
As self-described wellness geeks, we spend plenty of time on the internet, tracking down new information about everything from meditation to the chemicals in our beauty products. In our weekly update, we share the best of the best with you, just in time to add them to your weekend reading list.
Hubble is taking on the contact-lens giants with adorable packaging, affordable pricing, and convenient delivery. They’ll even schedule the appointment for you when your prescription needs fine-tuning.
Fascinating prospects for the future of collaboration between American and Cuban medicine—due in part to their surprisingly good primary care system, which is largely focused on prevention, Cuba actually has a longer life expectancy than the U.S. The first target: A promising vaccine that may slow lung cancer.
The New York Times
UCSF boldly eliminated the sugary sodas from their entire campus, and enrolled more than 200 of their employees in a study to track the effects.
In an effort to encourage their customers to choose healthier options, food pantries are taking a reverse page out of the traditional grocery chain booklet.
Since we could all use a feel-good story and some soul food this week.