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

Sorry Coke lovers… the Center for Science in the Public Interest says the caramel color used in many sodas causes cancer. [USA Today]

Mad Man fans can’t imagine a world without the charismatic Don Draper. But NY Mag writers took Don’s stats and history to a real actuary to see how long they predict he’ll be around. [NY Magazine]

Talk about a catch 22: both antidepressant use and untreated depression in pregnant women can lead to risks for babies. What should expectant moms do? [Time]

In new research, one in five pilots reported making a serious error on the job due to sleepiness. [Wall Street Journal]

Is it stress and anxiety to blame for your constant nodding off… or is it narcolepsy? [NY Times]



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