The Genetic Effects of Trauma + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: the merits to achieving success later in life, how baby boomers are redefining retirement years, and the alarming lack of research on pregnant women using prescription medications.
As baby boomers are enter their senior years, they’re redefining what aging—and retiring—looks like. As Professor S. Jay Olshansky notes, “We’re going to see something we’ve never seen before—people in their 60s, 70s, and 80s who want to continue working and remain connected.”
Reporter Alison Kodjak highlights an alarming research gap around the effects of prescription medications on pregnant women.
The pressure to achieve success early in life can be overwhelming. But as Albert-László Barabasi points out, there is something important we can learn from those who find it later in life.