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The Value of Humility + Other Stories

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.

  • Be Humble, and Proudly, Psychologists Say

    Be Humble, and Proudly, Psychologists Say

    The New York Times

    Times reporter Benedict Carey takes a look at emerging research on humility—which, apparently, is having a bit of a moment. A new review paper offers some reasons why it’s such a critical part of personality.

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  • Astrology in the Age of Uncertainty

    Astrology in the Age of Uncertainty

    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.

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  • Keeping Your Blood Sugar in Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk

    Keeping Your Blood Sugar in Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk

    NPR

    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.

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  • Concussion Research Has a Troubling Patriarchy Problem

    Concussion Research Has a Troubling Patriarchy Problem

    Undark

    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.

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