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.
Often, we view a new baby as a whole new list of things for mommy to do. Between feeding, diaper changing, swaddling, and so much more, it can be a lot for one person to take on. Prenatal boot camps for dads specifically aim to change that and teach dads the tools to share those new responsibilities. – via npr.com
A study found that just 2 extra pounds of visceral fat can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes more than seven times in women. They were also able to identify visceral fat as a top risk factor for hypertension, heart attack and angina, type 2 diabetes, and hyperlipidemia. – via Medical News Today
Whether you sleep a few hours a night or more, sleep is crucial for your overall health and can make a huge difference on your everyday life. We’ve all heard many theories on what sleep looks like but not all of them are true. – via mindbodygreen
Having the ability to speak 4+ languages and the cognitive flexibility it takes to do so, can benefit your brain function and stave off dementia. – via Science Daily
High school can have so many pressures and dating is nothing less than the cultural must. However, with research showing that more dating high schoolers are depressed than the ones who aren’t it may be a necessary change to create. – via CNN.com
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