The Pressures of Perfectionism + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: how parents could be contributing to teens’ need to feel ‘perfect’; a new risk factor for strokes and heart attacks; and the funding challenges faced by biomedical researchers.
The New York Times
Growing research unveils the emergence of a bizarre risk factor for heart attacks and strokes–and it lies within a person’s bones.
According to new research in the UK, Prosopagnosia, a disorder characterized by the inability to recognize faces, may be a more common than many realize.
The Washington Post
A new study shows teens are feeling more pressure than ever to be perfect. Psychologist Rachel Simmons explains how parents could be contributing to this, and what they can do to help.