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It's time we as a society must decide whether or not the tools we use to protect us will eventually be our undoing.
When reporters inform us how long an athlete is expected to be out of action from an injury, they are reporting what they've been told. No one should base a fantasy team or bet the under on these predictions.
It was in the sessions, seeing presentation after presentation, that this shift became clear. Reporting on it required both attending a lot of sessions as well as clueing into the difference.
When you apply positive strategies to everyday issues, your life will improve in every area. They may even help to prevent larger catastrophes from happening. At least, if they do happen, you will be less overwhelmed by them.
July 4th has been an extraordinarily big party day in Philly, and this year was no exception. Still this year was different. Though celebrants tried not to focus on fear, recent horrors in Boston, compounded by the seemingly intractable divisions in our country, were surely on our minds.
Twenty-six weeks ago I set myself a task: I would read a New York Times Bestseller a week and blog about it in the hopes of re-connecting myself to popular book culture and (hopefully) read some great books. It hasn't quite worked out as I planned.
At first, I was a bit surprised to see this conclusion. After all, how can anyone argue with the therapeutic impact of lifestyle -- the basics of healthy eating and increased physical activity -- for the reduction of chronic disease...
A fixation on any nutrient property in isolation is a gilded invitation to the food industry to give us a whole new parade of products boasting that attribute, no matter what else might be in the mix.
The far more insidious thing than accusing blacks of being America's top bigots is that it makes it much easier to ignore or outright assail laws, statutes, policies and initiatives that were hard fought over to put on the books to protect rights and eliminate discrimination.
Amidst all the angst within academia generated by the new MOOCs (massive open online courses) and online education in general, actually working on a MOOC for the last six months has convinced me of one thing: MOOCs will make the classroom better.
Most people -- those we hate, those we love and all those in between -- have at least some shades of gray. We've just got to be willing to see past the black and white to notice.
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, the she and him of She & Him, hit a sweltering New York on Saturday night to play the first of their two concerts on Central Park's SummerStage.
Say I am a CEO of a company in New York or somewhere "back East" as they say down in Texas, and I saw Governor...
It was a bizarre start but some how, the Giants got a much needed win out of it. San Francisco snapped a four-game losing streak and split the series with a 4-2 victory over the Dodgers.
"I don't know what love has got to do with happiness But the times when we were happy Were the times we never tried"...
This past week we celebrated the 237th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence. Yes...our issues are many, and our Congress is in gridlock, and there...
From watching cable, you'd think the only news this week was the George Zimmerman trial. But as CNN spent Wednesday breathlessly team-covering every angle of some badly-Skyped-in testimony, a hint of other news appeared in a small box...Show More Summary
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Ofri's books explore the "other world" of medicine -- emotions. Writing, Ofri told me, "began as a way to walk through some intense experiences and process my feelings." Her books are also "thank yous" to her patients who have taught her how to, and made her a better, doctor.
For four long years after the recession officially ended, conservative austerity policies have sabotaged America's economic recovery, condemning millions of Americans to unemployment and poverty. ...