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A Better, But Still Broken, NYC Child Welfare System Means Another Child Murdered

Jeremy Christopher Kohomban, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2016 | New York
Jeremy Christopher Kohomban, Ph.D.

The loss of any child is painful; a loss that could have been prevented is almost too much to bear.

Public Health Must Not Resuscitate the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Ellen R. Shaffer

Hatched during the market triumphalism of the 1980s, modern era trade agreements like the TPP have contributed to the most lopsided inequality in income distribution since the Great Depression.

Innovative Program Reduces the Number of Children In Foster Care

Bill Baccaglini | Posted 05.02.2016 | New York
Bill Baccaglini

When children are removed from their homes and placed in foster care, it's because a decision has been made that their parents are currently unable to...

Cancer Society Wants More Millennials To Donate To Young Researchers

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 02.11.2016 | Impact

A new campaign wants to get millennials involved in donating to cancer research that specifically supports young researchers who are 29 to 40 years ol...

You'll Never Guess The Single Greatest Risk Factor For Student Loan Default

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

Borrowers were at greater risk of defaulting if their student loans were handled by the Department of Education's main loan contractor than if they ha...

The Parties Can and Should Come Together on Judicial Nominations

Caroline Fredrickson | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Caroline Fredrickson

Federal courts are vital -- they decide pressing matters every day, whether they are challenges to employment discrimination, corporate malfeasance, or immigration appeals. Do we just throw our hands up on judicial nominations, buying into a lazy argument that nothing much can be done now with a Senate controlled by Republicans?

Hope for the Future: How American Chemical Society Student Representatives Increase Climate Science Literacy

Greg Foy | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Greg Foy

Far too often in the United States it feels as if the issues surrounding Climate Change are being completely ignored. However, stepping into a sympos...

Here's The Icky Reason Dogs Sniff Each Other's Butts

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Science

Why do dogs sniff each other's butts? The answer to that question is a bit more complicated than you might imagine. According to a new video from ...

Building a Community That Takes Care of Its People

Ann Fry | Posted 06.30.2014 | Small Business
Ann Fry

At the heart of any company that offers empathy and strong incentives and engagement is a company that is "employee centric." What that refers to is a company who puts the needs of their employees in the forefront.

Cancer Touches Everyone: How a Company's Culture Responds Is the Key

Ann Fry | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

I've heard horror stories from folks that worked in places where people were resentful that someone had too much time off, or that they had to pick up the slack for the person.

Michael McAuliff

Issa Committee To Push Bill Its Own Experts Opposed | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and the Oversight Committee he chairs appear to be disregarding experts they asked to testify two years ago...

Lighting a Candle Is Not Abuse

Emma S. Ketteringham | Posted 01.27.2014 | New York
Emma S. Ketteringham

The deaths of three young children in a Bronx fire last month exposed the harsh living conditions of many impoverished New Yorkers, but the family's treatment by city authorities in the wake of this tragedy deserves equal scrutiny.

National Awards for Incorporating Sustainability Into Chemical Education

Keith Peterman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Keith Peterman

Strolling down Decatur Street in the French Quarter on a sunny spring day, it's not hard to appreciate New Orleans as "The Big Easy." Easy jazz mixes ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmakers Offer Religion Ban That Passed 36 Years Ago | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Republicans in Congress who want to dramatically restrict information gathering by the U.S. Census Bureau is trying to pass a...

Michael McAuliff

Advocates Fear Senate Will Gut Key Census Survey | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate could follow the House of Representatives' lead and gut a key survey of the Census Bureau used by businesses, researchers and...

Stop Over-the-Top Attacks on the Office of Legal Counsel, and Focus on Governing

Caroline Fredrickson | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Caroline Fredrickson

Please -- cut the hyperbole, senators, and get back to work.

Janell Ross

How Banks Profit Off Welfare In California | Janell Ross | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

Rodney Robinson, a single father in Los Angeles, needs government help to pay his rent. But getting that help from the state of California involves sh...

Denver Red Light Cameras Face Review, Expected To Increase

The Denver Post | Christopher N. Osher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Red-light cameras at four intersections in Denver have been coming down over the past two weeks, but drivers planning to hit the gas when they see yel...

Reckless Indifference Of The American Cancer Society To Cancer Prevention

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

Early this month, top Republican Senator Charles E. Grassley sent letters to the American Cancer Society (ACS), besides the American Medical Associati...

Safe Breast Self Exam by Young Women vs. Dangers of Mammography

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

A premenopausal woman having annual mammograms over 10 years is exposed to similar levels of radiation as a Japanese woman who was about a mile away from the Hiroshima bomb.