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Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed.
Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed.
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Here are today's top stories on the wellness beat, compiled with the health and safety of your family in mind.

For analysis of new research, insights into the work of wellness reporter Kelsey Dallas and more great articles, follow the Facebook page "I Love Being Healthy."

Physical health

How much should cancer drugs cost?, The Wall Street Journal

California law will allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control, Kaiser Health News

Malachi's world, The New York Times

Mental well-being

'Screen time' for kids is probably fine, FiveThirtyEight

Your facial bone structure has a big influence on how people see you, Scientific American

Scientists find a gene that regulates sleep, Time

Spiritual wholeness

Altering embryo genes, safely, should not be off-limits, Scientific American

Why Pope Francis' climate message is so hard for some Americans to swallow, The Washington Post

And the total spent on health in impoverished countries last year is … , NPR

Email: kdallas@deseretnews.com Twitter: @kelsey_dallas