Flu Warnings + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: a less-invasive option for colon cancer screening, the mental health impact of nature, and a new strain of the swine flu—and how to stay protected.
New research shows that an at-home test—which is significantly less invasive than a colonoscopy—could be just as effective.
There’s an uptick in cases of H3N2, a variation of the swine flu. And doctors are concerned the influenza season isn’t nearing an end. Here’s what you need to know.
Spending time in nature may have long-term mental health benefits—especially for children. A new study notes, “Growing up near vegetation is associated with an up to 55 percent lower risk of mental health disorders in adulthood.”