New Alzheimer’s Research + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: a conversation about the rising maternal mortality rates for black women in the UK, research on the lifestyle factors that can help prevent Alzheimer’s, and an examination of the long-term health risks of severe weather events.
Two new studies on Alzheimer’s help illuminate more about the relationship between lifestyle and the risk of developing the disease: The research suggests that each lifestyle factor you adopt may have an additive effect, lowering risk with each behavioral modification.
An alarming—and necessary—conversation that sheds light on a study about the increased risks black women in the UK face during childbirth, and what needs to change.
The New York Times
Researchers warn that extreme weather events release chemicals into the environment that pose serious long-term health risks.