Maanvi Singh

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New York City To Teens: TXT ME With Mental Health Worries

Friday, March 27, 2015

In an effort to connect teenagers with mental health services, New York is testing counseling via text for high school students. They join a growing trend.


How Snobbery Helped Take The Spice Out Of European Cooking

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Complex, contrasting flavors are a hallmark of Indian cooking. They used to dominate Western food, too. What changed? When spices became less exclusive, Europe's elite revamped their cuisines.


Teens Say They Change Clothes And Do Homework While Driving

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

So they do seem to get that texting is dangerous. But putting on makeup and contact lenses at 65 mph? No problem. Researchers in Oregon are trying to train teenagers on the risks of multitasking.


He's 14. He Was A Child Soldier. He's Suicidal. How Can He Be Saved?

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Rates of post-traumatic stress disorder are high among teens in northern Uganda, a new study shows. Counselors, teachers and parents can help. So can walking on eggs — literally.


For Young People In Rural Areas, Suicide Poses A Growing Threat

Monday, March 09, 2015

Young men are twice as likely to die by suicide if they live in rural areas rather than cities, and that disparity is widening. Lack of mental health services is a factor; access to firearms is, too.


College Help For Students Cuts Drinking, But Not For Long

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Most colleges offer some sort of alcohol education. One-time interventions do reduce drinking, but the effect is short-lived. Women have better results. There's no benefit for men in frats.


Younger Women Hesitate To Say They're Having A Heart Attack

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Even when women suspected they were having a heart attack, they didn't report it because they feared being called hypochondriacs, a study finds. That may contribute to women's higher death rates.


Hammered And Heedless: Do Dangerous Drinking Videos Harm Teens?

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Being falling-down drunk is often played for laughs on YouTube videos, but those videos don't show the downside of getting trashed. That can't be good for teenagers and young adults, researchers say.


Salty, Sweet, Sour. Is It Time To Make Fat The Sixth Taste?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Fat has a lot in common with the five basic tastes: salty, sweet, sour, bitter and umami. But while people easily recognize the texture of fat, scientists say they can't quite perceive the taste.


Scientists Weigh In On What Can Mend A Broken Heart

Monday, February 16, 2015

Anyone who has suffered a break up knows it can take time to get over it. While wallowing in self pity isn't a great idea, reflecting on a recent break up can help speed up the healing process.


Apps Can Speed The Search For Love, But Nothing Beats A Real Date

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Are those hours I spend swiping through Tinder getting me anywhere closer to actual romance? Yes, psychologists say. But chemistry doesn't come in an app, and that's what matters most.


Cooking 101: Stanford Adds Healthy Eating Skills To The Curriculum

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

With help from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, Stanford University is launching a cooking program to teach students the basics of choosing groceries, cooking and eating healthy.


Why Cambodians Never Get 'Depressed'

Monday, February 02, 2015

In many parts of the world, there's no direct translation for terms like depression or anxiety. Cambodians, for example, say "the water in my heart has fallen." So how does a doctor refill a heart?


College Life Doesn't Have To Mean Crummy Cuisine, Says Dorm Room Chef

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Sick of dining hall pizza, public health student Emily Hu taught herself how to cook — even with no oven. Now she's hoping to inspire her peers to pick up cooking skills and healthier eating habits.


Pediatricians Say Don't Lock Up Teenagers For Using Marijuana

Monday, January 26, 2015

Making pot legal for adults makes it more likely that teens will use it too, according to the nation's pediatricians. And that's a problem, because marijuana harms developing brains.


Young Women And Men Seek More Equal Roles At Work And Home

Friday, January 23, 2015

Young couples would prefer to share responsibilities equally at work and at home, a study finds. But they realize that workplace policies and child care can make that a tough go in real life.


Teens Who Skimp On Sleep Now Have More Drinking Problems Later

Friday, January 16, 2015

Missing out on sleep can lead to more than grumpiness. Teenagers who aren't getting enough sleep are also more apt to binge drink, a study finds, even years later.


Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Science Can Help

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

When your friends say it's time to stop wallowing in despair and move on, you can say that reflecting on a recent breakup can speed recovery. Oh, and maybe some Taylor Swift.


Food Psychology: How To Trick Your Palate Into A Tastier Meal

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Ingredients and preparation matter in making a delicious dinner. But so do a lot of other external factors, from your mood to room lighting. Here, a guide to enhancing the pleasures of the plate.


Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A growing body of research suggests that teaching really young kids how to recognize and express their feelings can help them into their adult lives.