The Sea’s Unexpected Healing Benefits + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: how fish skin can help treat chronic wounds, the dangers of intense workouts, and the potential health benefits of hugs.
The New York Times
Doctors and researchers are spreading awareness about a rare but life-threatening condition that could be caused by extreme exercise.
Can a weighted blanket make you happier? New research posits that applying pressure in various forms can have positive health benefits.
Solutions on the half-shell: Farmers and engineers are harnessing the potentially useful biomaterials found in this unlikely source.
Not for the squeamish: Icelandic scientists are lauding omega-3-rich, anti-inflammatory fish skin for its ability to reduce inflammation–and ultimately transform chronic wounds.