The Value of Humility + Other Stories
Every week, we corral our favorite wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend reading.
The New Yorker
It’s no secret that astrology has reentered the cultural consciousness. But the rise of belief in what planetary movements mean in our lives isn’t a denial of science; for many horoscope-checkers, it’s simply a search for meaning and clarity in an age of uncertainty.
At the Society for Neuroscience meeting earlier this week, experts weighed in on new research that has drawn a connection between diabetes and Alzheimer’s risk. The culprit? High blood sugar.
Around one in four women and gender-nonconforming individuals has experienced intimate partner violence. And despite the fact that many victims have suffered head injuries and possible concussions—most of which go undocumented, unreported, and untreated—survivors of intimate partner violence remain an under-researched population for risk of traumatic brain injury.