Scary GMO Apples Hit Stores + Other Stories
We’ve corralled all the best wellness reads from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: GMO apples that don’t brown, Adam Grant’s tips on preventing generosity-fueled burnout, and disturbing data on the racial gap in cervical cancer deaths.
A California judge tentatively ruled last Friday that the state could require Monsanto to label Roundup with cancer warnings. They’ll be the first state with a requirement like this.
A cardiology fellow from the Duke University Medical Center talks with Terry Gross about the ways modern medicine has extended our lives, with patients living for years with terminal illnesses—and whether it’s something we should be happy about.
A study published Monday in the journal Cancer reveals that there’s a racial divide in death rates due to cervical cancer—a particularly disturbing piece of data, because the disease is considered to be widely preventable with proper screening and monitoring.
Ed Young (who has a fascinating TED Talk about parasites, FYI) digs into the microbiomes we encounter in the buildings we inhabit, and the possibility that future buildings—and hospitals, in particular—could have pre-engineered biomes designed for optimal health.