The Health Effects of Positive Childhood Experiences + Other Stories
Every week, we corral our favorite wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend reading.
Adverse childhood experiences are associated with higher rates of health problems later in life, but what about positive childhood experiences? A look at how one researcher tackled this question.
Vaping lung injuries have hospitalized hundreds and cost seven people their lives, and public health experts are carefully looking to pinpoint the cause, which may not be as simple as black-market vape products or vitamin E acetate.
The New Yorker
Plastic garbage floating in open water makes up just 1 percent of the total plastic that enters the ocean. So what happens to the rest of it? Oceanographers and environmental researchers are starting to understand where it all goes—and the particular challenges of cleaning it all up.
Hurricane Dorian left a trail of devastation. And yet, despite the damage it caused, one remote medical clinic in the Bahamas has remained open—thanks to longstanding staff members and medical volunteers.