Every week we hand-pick the most interesting and buzz-worthy wellness news and put them all in one place. Health is never boring with these stories from around the web.
With corn derivatives being used in almost everything nowadays – from the obvious (corn syrup in processed foods) to the surprising (bottled water) – it’s hard not to ask the question ”have we become too reliant on corn?” – via The Atlantic
Pregnancy symptoms effect each person differently – some more severe than others. But a common symptom while being pregnant is insomnia. Find out why it occurs and what can be done to improve sleep. – via Medical News Today
It’s safe to say that Marie Kondo and her tidying up methods have gone viral since her Netflix show started earlier this month. While we all know that being in a clean space can be beneficial, this psychologist goes into the details of how her tips actually help us and how to get the most of out of your time spent decluttering. – via Popular Science
Studies showed an interesting connection between the rate of overdoses due to painkillers and the marketing efforts of pharmaceutical companies directly to doctors. – via Newsweek
Meditation can be an important tool to reduce stress and alleviate anxiety. How does one start to meditate? Starting something new can leave one stuck; wanting to meditate without knowing how, and unable to move forward. With these quotes and helpful tips, diving into the world of meditation can be as easy and carefree as it should be. – via BigThink
You’ve always been told by your dentist to floss your teeth. Here’s why you might want to skip that step. – via Medical News Today
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