Mental health problems have grown, but especially among tween girls

Comment on this story Comment The American Academy of Pediatrics recently declared a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health, as rates of depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts skyrocketed during the pandemic. But youth mental health had been deteriorating for some time before the pandemic, as psychologists like me have been noticing for …

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At least 68 migrants arrived in NYC on buses sent by Texas Gov. Abbott over the weekend

Fifty-four asylum seekers arrived in New York Friday onboard a bus from Texas, according to the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. Abbott’s office indicated that New York is now a designated “drop-off location for the busing strategy as part of the governor’s response to the Biden administration’s open border policies overwhelming Texas communities,” according to …

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Tim Benz: 1st Pirates Hall of Fame class has an important inclusion, a glaring omission and a contentious debate

Looking at the list of inaugural Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Fame inductees, my immediate thought was that the decision makers involved got one important name right, one omission glaringly wrong, and there is one debate that could get harder to reconcile the longer the player in question stays out. In all, the Pirates inducted 19 …

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Masayoshi Son ‘ashamed’ of focus on profits after SoftBank logs record $23bn loss

Huge losses at SoftBank’s flagship Vision Funds will force the company to begin “dramatic” cost-cutting after plunging technology valuations and a weak yen drove Masayoshi Son’s embattled conglomerate into a record Â¥3.1tn ($23bn) quarterly net loss. In that press conference Son himself described as “depressing”, he admitted that his famously aggressive global investment strategy should …

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China rides on greater fitness awareness to build a better future

People perform Tai Chi to celebrate the 14th National Fitness Day at a cultural square in Changxing County, Zhejiang Province, China, August 8, 2022. /CFP People perform Tai Chi to celebrate the 14th National Fitness Day at a cultural square in Changxing County, Zhejiang Province, China, August 8, 2022. /CFP If you sauntered down a …

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Asian Americans sue Siskiyou County and its sheriff, alleging racial bias

A road sign near an entrance to the Mount Shasta Vista subdivision warns of a recently passed ordinance. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times) Four Asian American residents have filed a class-action lawsuit against Siskiyou County and its sheriff, alleging widespread racism in traffic stops, access to water and enforcement of cannabis-related property liens. In …

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The NBA Is Turning To Wearable Sensors To Prevent Player Injuries

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER / GETTY IMAGES When NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spoke at the league’s inaugural Launchpad technology event during last month’s Las Vegas Summer League, his primary focus was unmistakable: using the NBA’s burgeoning realm of basketball-related tech to improve player availability. Silver’s comments were pointed, and he took aim at more …

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OnePlus 10T review: this phone fully charges in 19 minutes | Smartphones

OnePlus is back with another mid-cycle upgrade to its top Android phone – this time with the lightning-fast-charging 10T handset, which can fully power up in under 20 minutes without destroying its battery life. After a two-year hiatus, the “T” series of phones is back to debut new technology halfway through the year, this time …

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