Could App-Based Therapies Be the Way of the Future? + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: the future of app-based therapies, how worms could help our plastic epidemic, and a fascinating study on how those negative thoughts may be doing you real harm.
An interesting look at the future of cell phone based therapies, starting with apps that can help diabetics track and control their insulin levels on their phone.
While there’s not likely to be a silver-bullet solution to the plastic pollution crisis anytime soon, a study out last week takes the first steps toward potential bioengineering solutions—via worms that chew their way through plastic bags. While it’s still unclear whether or not the worms’ digestion has immediate practical implications, it’s a fascinating step in the right direction.