Here are today's top stories on the wellness beat, compiled with the health and safety of your family in mind.

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Physical health

Hot mess: The grossest health concerns of summer, CNN

The downside of medical screening, The Atlantic

Senators, health experts demand action to address biolab accidents, USA Today

Mental well-being

The strange link between junk food and depression, Time

The unlikely link between burnout and job satisfaction, Yahoo!

The data or the hunch, The Economist

Spiritual wholeness

The habits that lead to happiness, The Washington Post

A scientific ethical divide between China and the West, The New York Times

A bad attitude could cost you $3,600, The Huffington Post

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