How a Weighted Blanket Can Ease Your Stress + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: the rising popularity of a new sleep aid; investigating the effects of cleaning products on respiratory health; and why scientists are looking to the placenta in the fight against cancer.
The New Yorker
Writer Jia Tolentino tries out the Gravity Blanket and finds, much to her surprise, it lives up to the hype.
A new study reveals the potential harmful effects occupational cleaning products can have on women’s respiratory health.
The New York Times
A return to coal has resurrected a deadly disease, as recent reports have identified the highest level of advanced cases ever recorded.
How one woman’s experience led scientists to discover similarities between the way cancer cells and placenta cells regulate the immune system.