Our society revolves around numbing feelings -- through alcohol, drugs, shopping, sex, sport and food. We will do anything to escape feeling bad, even if that donut or drink makes us feel hung over and ill.
In recent years, the role of the Internet in teen suicide has come under scrutiny. But there's also a bright side to the Internet: A Facebook wall can be worth a thousand words of therapy.
Rest assured there's no such place as Suicide University. But remember: if your child has special needs, there's more work to be done after celebrating an acceptance letter.
The NCAA tournament gives you little glimpses of "anything is possible," and then talent and pedigree throw cold water in your face.
Those who have the power to open up and expand the dialogue about suicide need to step in and step up. David Skorton, Cornell's University President, is calling for a national dialogue about the subject.
After four days of basketball, there have been four buzzer-beaters and even more games decided in the final minute.
Starting in the early 20th century, home economics programs around the country used real babies to teach mothering skills to college students.
Here is a playlist for our elected officials in Washington who were actually working today -- or at least what passes for working in Congress.
We are not simply climbing hand over hand into trees and swinging around in the breeze. We use harnesses, helmets, ropes, carabiners and ascenders. Think "arborist" without the chainsaws.
The fatal allure of Cornell University's gorges has become the stuff of myth. And sometimes tragic reality, as this month, when three students were lost in as many weeks.
As a nation, we devote far fewer resources to helping students suck the marrow from colleges than on how to ace the SAT
Last Friday I had the pleasure of visiting Cornell University for the announcement of the school's new combined heat/power gas plant. The school built...
I realize the rest of the world just quit sleeping on Cornell following their near-miss at #1 Kansas, but I've been on their bandwagon all year, so I'm not going to waste your time acting surprised.
With love from Hollywood Hills, here are some musical strategies to help promote the best kind of global warming for those confronting a big chill.
Steele can perch that white hard hat atop his head, but he's going to have to labor at learning some hard philosophical lessons before becoming a real steelworker, a true union man.
Watch out Ford, Chrysler and GM: You could soon have another foreign car manufacturer invading your market.