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Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and author of fourteen books.

In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.

She serves on several boards, including The Center for Public Integrity; The Committee to Protect Journalists; HuffPost's partner in Spain, the newspaper EL PAÍS; Payoff; and ONEX.

Her 14th book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list and was released in paperback in March 2015.
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Sunday Roundup

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2015 | 12:08 AM

This week, the White House revealed it really does care about civilians being killed by drones -- at least when they're Americans or Westerners. On Thursday, President Obama expressed "profound regrets," and described as "uniquely tragic," a January drone strike in Pakistan that killed two al Qaeda-held hostages...

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Minha conversa com James McKenna, especialista em sono de bebês

(6) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 7:46 PM

O Dr. James J. McKenna é professor de antropologia e diretor do Laboratório Comportamental do Sono Materno-Infantil da Universidade de Notre Dame. Ele é especialista mundialmente renomado no sono dos bebês, em especial na prática da partilha da cama e amamentação.

Em nosso bate-papo, McKenna falou de...

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My Conversation With Co-Sleeping Expert James McKenna

(80) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 3:03 PM

Dr. James J. McKenna is a professor of anthropology and the director of the Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame. He is a world-renowned expert on infant sleep -- particularly the practice of bed sharing in relation to breastfeeding. In our conversations, he shared...

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Introducing the HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: The Best Solutions Stories Out There, Every Day

(2) Comments | Posted April 21, 2015 | 11:41 AM

When we launched our What's Working editorial initiative earlier this year, we knew we wanted to tell solutions-oriented stories using all the tools at our disposal on a global scale, and to bring the same rigor and relentlessness to these stories that we bring to our coverage of...

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Sunday Roundup

(5) Comments | Posted April 19, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week, Americans fulfilled part of our responsibility to our government by filing taxes. But the government isn't doing its part in return. First, as a new report by the National Taxpayer Advocate showed, the IRS has been crippled by years of budget cuts, resulting in a "devastating...

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Sunday Roundup

(7) Comments | Posted April 12, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week delivered a prelude to today's announcement of Hillary Clinton's campaign for president, thus beginning our long national nightmare of breathless fluctuations in swing state polls, manufactured scandals, and faux outrage over faux stories. But it doesn't have to be that way; when the media serves up...

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My Q and A With Cognitive Neuroscientist Anjan Chatterjee

(4) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 2:20 PM

Anjan Chatterjee is a neurologist and cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on cosmetic neurology, the potential of so-called smart drugs to...

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Sunday Roundup

(8) Comments | Posted April 5, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week, the framework of a deal on curbing Iran's nuclear capabilities was announced. Existing stockpiles of enriched uranium will be reduced by 97 percent, centrifuges by two-thirds, along with what President Obama called a "robust and intrusive" inspection regime -- if adhered to, the deal...

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My Q and A With Rakesh Bhattacharjee, an Expert in Children's Sleep Medicine

(1) Comments | Posted April 2, 2015 | 3:40 PM

Rakesh Bhattacharjee is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Chicago's Divisions of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the link between breathing and sleep health, social factors that can affect children's sleep, and the importance of teaching...

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My Q and A With Insomnia Expert Gregg Jacobs

(12) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 12:59 PM

Gregg Jacobs is an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the UMass Memorial Medical Center and the author of Say Good Night to Insomnia. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on how human sleep patterns have changed over time, healthier and more effective...

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Sunday Roundup

(3) Comments | Posted March 29, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This was a week of both progress and regression. First, Sen. Ted Cruz kicked off his presidential campaign and wasted no time showing what kind of candidate he'll be by claiming that, in the wake of 9/11, he stopped listening to rock and switched to country...

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Como a neurociência pode revelar os mistérios do sono

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 7:23 PM

Patrick Fuller é neurocientista da estimada Divisão de Medicina do Sono da Escola de Medicina de Harvard. Em resposta às minhas perguntas, ele compartilhou seus insights sobre a importância da higiene do sono, a ligação do relógio cerebral com nosso bem-estar e o problema dos remédios para dormir.

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My Q and A With Patrick Fuller on How Neuroscience Can Unlock Sleep's Mysteries

(1) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 6:03 PM

Patrick Fuller is a neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School's esteemed Division of Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the importance of good sleep hygiene, how our brain's clock is connected to our overall well-being, and the problem with sleeping pills.

What have...

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Introducing HuffPost Gratitude: Starting the Conversation on What We're Thankful For

(67) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 12:07 AM

Gratitude has always been one of the most powerful emotions for me. And it's no coincidence that "grace" and "gratitude" have the same Latin root, "gratus." Whenever we find ourselves in a stop-the-world-I-want-to-get-off mindset, we can remember that there is another way and open ourselves to grace. And it often...

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Sunday Roundup

(3) Comments | Posted March 22, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week began with all sorts of madness. College hoops' March Madness began on Thursday, and if I had a bracket it would no doubt already be busted. Weather madness broke out on Friday, the first day of spring, with a snowstorm on the East Coast....

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My Q and A With Claire Sexton on How Sleep -- and Lack of Sleep -- Affects Our Brains

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 4:31 PM

How does the brain change as we age, and what steps can we take to help our brains stay healthy as time goes by? These are some of the questions Claire Sexton, a post-doctoral research assistant at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain,...

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Go From Surviving to Thriving With My New Online Course on

(10) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 10:13 AM

In the year since Thrive was published, I've been thrilled to meet people all over the world who are longing...

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My Q and A With Cheri Mah, Who's Helping Top Athletes Elevate Their Game by Getting More Sleep

(6) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 4:01 PM

Top athletes are all about results. And as Cheri Mah has found, the world of sports is ahead of the curve when it comes to embracing one of the performance-enhancing tools that many of us overlook: sleep.

Mah is a researcher at the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Laboratory,...

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Sunday Roundup

(1) Comments | Posted March 15, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week kicked off with two high profile releases, one more successful than the other. On Monday, 47 Republican senators released an open letter to Iran. The misguided missive purported to help Iran "fully understand our constitutional system," but was widely derided as a meddling and dangerous precedent....

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My Q and A With Sleep Expert Helene Emsellem, on the Sleep-Focus Connection

(4) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 3:57 PM

Helene Emsellem is one of our leading experts on how to understand and treat sleep disorders. As the director of The Center for Sleep & Wake Disorders, in Maryland, and the author of Snooze...or Lose!, she is especially interested how sleep affects adolescents' ability to not...

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