The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Wellness

The Politics of Wellness

Sometimes laughter really can be the best medicine. Zach Anner, a 26-year-old filmmaker from Austin, Tex. who has cerebral palsy, won his own comedy show on Oprah’s new OWN network: [New York Times]

Take a deep breath. A new study reveals that people with anxiety might actually be causing some of those nervous feelings themselves. [Newsweek]

Look for a new doc, sneak in a quick workout, and keep first-aid tips on hand, all from your iPhone. Self Magazine lists the top health-related apps to keep you informed wherever you are. [Self]

A new website allows you to look at the each county’s health ranking based on stats like mortality, obesity and availability of healthy foods. How does your county stack up? [Time Magazine]

Humans aren’t the only creatures with inter-species buddies. Get ready to say “Aww!” [National Geographic]


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