I don’t need anyone to tell me that I should be getting more sleep—being sleep deprived is practically my default state of being these days. But with high blood pressure, depression and heart health among the reasons not to skimp on sleep, I’m about to take a nap under my desk this afternoon. In the meantime, learn about headache causes, changing your genetic makeup, and a dangerous pharmacy mix-up in our weekly roundup below!
- Always check your prescriptions! A CVS accidentally switched fluoride pills for cancer drugs (CNN Health)
- Have a headache? Here are 7 lesser-known causes of that throbbing in your head (Everyday Health)
- Good news—20 minutes of exercise can change your genes and make you stronger (MSNBC Health)
- 13 reasons not to skimp on sleep (as if you needed an excuse to take a nap!) (HuffPo)