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

New research shows that becoming a father decreases a man’s tobacco and alcohol use and participation in crime. [Time]

In Thailand, women are combating cervical cancer with a surprising home remedy: vinegar. [NY Times]

We all know getting catcalled at is an uncomfortable experience, but research now shows it has serious psychological effects as well. [Psychology Today]

Good news: a family history of breast cancer doesn’t necessarily affect your own chances at becoming sick. [Huffington Post]

The HPV vaccine has proven effective, so the CDC is now recommending it for boys too. [Wall Street Journal]


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