Wellness Wire

Philly to up bike lanes, daddy blues after baby

Another Reason to Bike to Work
Over the next decade, Philly plans to double the number of marked bike lanes. [Philly.com]

Daddy Blues After Baby
Women aren’t the only ones who can become bummed out post-baby. The pressure to be the emotional rock may have a negative affect on some men. Watch this video to learn more about postpartum depression in men. [Abcnews.com]

Legionnaires’ Disease Hits Close to Home
An employee at the  Social Security Administration at Third and Spring Garden Streets has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, a severe bacterial infection that produces pneumonia. A co-worker tested positive for the bacteria but has not yet developed the related pneumonia. [Philly.com]

Drink Up (In Moderation, Of Course)
One new study has shown a direct, positive correlation between moderate drinking and lower anxiety and lower body mass index compared to those who rarely imbibe alcoholic beverages. [CNN.com]

— Research by Jillian Skrocki