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Maanvi Singh

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Paralyzed By Doubt? Here's A Guide For The Worrier In Us All

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

You might think that anxiety disorder is no laughing matter, but illustrator Gemma Correll respectfully disagrees. She sees the humor in the mental condition that she deals with every day.

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Lovely Illustrations From The Story Of A Black Boy Who Dreams Of Going To Mars

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The authors — who are black and queer — didn't see a lot of kids like them in children's books growing up. They wanted to help change that.

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On 'Menace II Society' And 'Easy Rider': Why All The Talk On Bikers And Thugs Matters

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Many have contrasted media treatment of bikers in the Waco shootout with its treatment of black protesters. Charles Blow says this speaks to an underlying fear "of the otherness of blackness."

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Here's What People Are Saying About The Waco Shootout And Race

Monday, May 18, 2015

People are contrasting media and police reaction to the Texas shootout with their reaction to the recent protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

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Sex Ed Works Better When It Addresses Power In Relationships

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Most school sex education programs stick to the nuts and bolts of biology. Teenagers who also talk about what makes for a good relationship are more likely to avoid pregnancy and STDs, a study finds.

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What If Americans Ate Like South Africans And Vice Versa?

Saturday, May 16, 2015

In a two-week diet swap, they got burgers and fries. We got kale salad and corn porridge. Guess whose bowels fared better?

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Why A Philadelphia Grocery Chain Is Thriving In Food Deserts

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Brown's Super Stores operates seven profitable supermarkets in low-income neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The founder says it's because he figured out what communities needed in a neighborhood store.

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Short On Sleep? You Could Be A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.

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Your Tough Job Might Help Keep You Sharp

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

In an eight-year study of older people, those who had held mentally demanding, stimulating jobs tended to retain their mental agility better than people whose work was less stimulating.

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When You Make Kids' Meals Healthier By Default, They Still Eat 'Em Up

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

When a restaurant chain revamped its kids' menu, making items like strawberries and salad the default sides instead of fries, it improved the healthfulness of meals ordered — by a lot, a study finds.

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How Newbie Gardeners Can Safely Grow Food On Urban Land

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

More and more city dwellers are trying their hand at urban gardening. Most know to be wary of lead in their soil, but fewer are aware of how to avoid other types of contaminants.

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Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

Monday, April 27, 2015

A small dose of aspirin taken regularly can help prevent a second heart attack or stroke. But too many healthy people are taking the drug for prevention, and for them, the risks may outweigh benefits.

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Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

Sunday, April 26, 2015

It's no accident that Peruvian cuisine has become popular in recent years. It's government policy – one that a number of middle-income nations are adopting to flex their muscles on the global stage.

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To Weather Criticism, It Helps To Think Of The Big Picture

Friday, April 24, 2015

Negative feedback is supposed to be good for us, but it sure doesn't feel so good. Shifting the context by thinking more broadly helps blunt the sting, a study found. So does embracing change.

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Young Adults With Autism More Likely To Be Unemployed, Isolated

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

More than half of young people with autism had neither a job nor educational plans in the first two years after high school, a study finds.

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See Priya Cook: Gender Bias Pervades Textbooks Worldwide

Sunday, April 19, 2015

In almost every corner of the world, women are either completely written out of school books, or they're portrayed in stereotypical, subservient roles, a report says. What will it take to fix this?

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Men Strive To Give More To Charity When The Fundraiser Is Cute

Thursday, April 16, 2015

If you're wondering how to get more people to contribute to your online charity drive, consider a photo of you smiling. Even better if you're an attractive woman. Biology is to blame, researchers say.

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When Keeping A Secret Trumps The Need For Care

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Young adults covered by their parents' health plans may balk at getting treatment for mental health or other conditions they would rather not have show up on family insurance statements.

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Women Having A Heart Attack Don't Get Treatment Fast Enough

Monday, April 06, 2015

Women under 55 are twice as likely to die after being hospitalized for a heart attack than men. Women delay treatment because they may not recognize the symptoms and they're reluctant to make a fuss.

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When Did Humans Start Shaping Earth's Fate? An Epoch Debate

Monday, April 06, 2015

Some scientists suggest calling the era we live in the Anthropocene, to denote the time when humans came to dominate Earth's fate. But did it start with farming, the atom bomb or other event?

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