Sharing Brain Waves + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: the fight against food waste, new hope for patients with lung cancer, and why you and your friends may be sharing brain waves.
The Washington Post
A promising new immunotherapy treatment has proven effective at prolonging the lives of lung cancer patients. As one oncologist said, “It’s literally practice-changing.”
Ever think about the amount of food grocery stores and restaurants waste? A new project called the “Ugly” Fruit and Veg Campaign takes aim at unwanted food.
The New York Times
The saying “you are the company you keep” may be more accurate than we thought. Researchers have discovered how friends’ brains work in very similar ways.
A controversial treatment for prolonged and otherwise incurable depression could still be helpful. Writer David Dobbs raises the question: Why didn’t it pass clinical trials?