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

What’s your biggest regret? Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that for most Americans, it’s a missed romantic opportunity. [NY Times]

Feeling a little back pain or numbness? Your skinny jeans or stilettos may be to blame. [Wall Street Journal]

New research from Britain shows common sleep medications may be linked to a shorter lifespan. But don’t stress yet, insomniacs– many doctors are doubtful of the study’s validity. [CNN]

When is it okay to give your child a sick day home from school… and when is it okay to send them, despite their sniffles? [Washington Post]

New research shows that richer people are often less ethical because they view greed differently than other demographics. [Time]


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