New Warnings Against Cell Phone Radiation + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: new guidance to minimize cell phone radiation; how the salt we put on roads could be harming the environment; and a closer look at how—and why—sleep affects memory.
New research unveils a possible reason why older adults’ memories tend to decline—and in turn, opens up new discussions about potential ways to reverse forgetfulness.
The New York Times
From tipping elections to creating a sense of malaise, recent studies have explored the negative impacts of social media—and Facebook has taken notice.
The California Department of Public Health released official recommendations about safer cell phone use—not to avoid distractions, but rather to reduce exposure to radiofrequency.
The salt used dissolve ice and snow may be doing some damage: Recent studies reveal that the salty run off can increase salinity in nearby water bodies, harming vulnerable species.