The Benefits of Gender-Neutral Preschools + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: how Middle America is fighting for environmental conservation; the future of life-extending probiotics; and how gender-neutral preschools benefit children.
In a new book Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman, Miriam Horn introduces us to people—a farmer in Kansas, a rancher in Montana, and a commercial fisherman, among them—fighting for conservation in America’s heartland.
Could a life-extending probiotic become a reality? Scientists are studying a compound that makes worms live 10 percent longer–and it may work on people, too.
Gender-neutral kindergartens are a growing trend in Sweden and new studies suggest this may be helpful for children’s development. As Swedish educator Lotta Rajalin explains, “We don’t take anything away. We only add.”