CNN: Your Smartphone May Be Hurting Your Sleep
"You love your smartphone, but it may be ruining your ZZZ's. Use of these devices, especially near bedtime, is associated with worse quality of sleep, according to a new study." Read full story.
NY MAG: You’ll Get Over the Election in About a Week, Says Out-of-Touch Study
Whether your candidate won or lost, "don’t worry too much. According to a study of the last election, in about a week or so, your mood will stabilize. " Read full story.
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MEDICAL DAILY: Gaining Weight Could Increase Your Cancer Risk By 50 Percent
"More than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, which puts them at higher risk for conditions including heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But, gaining some extra pounds could come with even more serious health risks: A new study from the University of Manchester and The Health eResearch Centre has found that significant adult weight gain can increase cancer risk by up to 50 percent." Read full story.
SCIENCE OF US: It’s Okay to Never Wash Your Coffee Mug
"As Heidi Mitchell wrote in a recent Wall Street Journal column, it’s fine to never wash your mug, as long as you’re not sharing it with anybody else. Better than fine, in fact: It may actually be the most sanitary option."
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