Shayla Love

Shayla Love is a staff writer at Vice covering science, medicine, health, and drugs.

mind

Writing About Trauma Can Help You Heal

"Two days after the murder, I told a friend in my playwriting program that I would never write about it. Here's why I changed my mind."
Shayla Love
9 hours ago
healthcare

Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
Shayla Love
5.16.19
psychedelics

The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study

Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
Shayla Love
5.14.19
mind

Offices Can Be Hell for People Whose Brains Work Differently

Work spaces today come with strong smells, harsh light, lots of chatter, and constant messages on email or Slack. For neurodivergent people, this can be a big ask.
Shayla Love
5.7.19
climate change

Climate Change Could Mean More Kids, Not Less

The effects will vary across the globe and could worsen inequality.
Shayla Love
5.7.19
healthcare

Can You Get Measles if You Were Vaccinated?

A guide to the measles outbreak for people who think they were vaccinated—or aren't really sure.
Shayla Love
5.2.19
mental health

More People Are Feeling Despair and it Might Be Killing Us

A study of over 18,000 Americans found that despair increases in your 30s and could be leading to an increase of "deaths of despair."
Shayla Love
4.29.19
Weed

Marijuana Users Might Need More Anesthesia in Medical Procedures

They needed 14 percent more fentanyl and 220.5 percent more propofol during procedures like endoscopies or colonoscopies.
Shayla Love
4.16.19
This Week in Science

The Sugar High Might Be a Myth

That afternoon treat might not improve your mood, and could make you more tired within the first hour of eating it.
Shayla Love
4.14.19
microbiome

A Look at the Trillions of Microorganisms That Live in and on You

Scientists are continuing to learn what the microbiome does for our health, and how certain diseases and disorders are associated with changes in your microbes.
Shayla Love
4.12.19
This Week in Science

What a Keto Diet Cheat Meal Might Do to Your Body

After a week of eating low-carb and high-fat, reintroducing carbs to the diet might negatively affect your blood vessels.
Shayla Love
4.8.19
Fighting Words

The Idea of 'Manifesting' Your Future May Be Bad for Mental Health

The Law of Attraction says thoughts eventually become reality. That's an anxious person's worst nightmare.
Shayla Love
4.4.19
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