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'Creating a Culture of Well-Being'

Madinah James | Posted 07.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Madinah James

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ICYMI: The Perils Of A Bad Mug Shot And Why STD-Testing Condoms Might Not Be That Awesome

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, first-person essays by individuals affected by stigmatized diseases and disorders c...

The Quality Of Health Care You Receive Likely Depends On Your Skin Color

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living

Unequal health care continues to be a serious problem for black Americans. More than a decade after the Institute of Medicine issued a landmark rep...

Remembering Herb Goodwin, Judge, Baseball Buddy and Angel, R.I.P.

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Of his father, Hamlet says to Horatio, "'A was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again." Herb Goodwin was not my father, whom I love, but Herb was an angelic father figure to me, and I know I shall not look upon his like again.

ICYMI: What Your Birth Month Says About Your Health And The Story Behind America's Obsession With Perfect Teeth

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we couldn't put down emergency doctor Craig Spencer's account of recovering from Eb...

10 Statistics That Capture The Dangers of Texting and Driving

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living

On June 8, a report was released stating that Tennessee bus crash that left two young girls and a teacher's aide dead last December was the result of ...

An Anthropological Approach To California's Vaccination Problem

Pacific Standard | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living

As we were reminded during California's recent measles outbreak, a surprising number of well-educated people decide each year not to have their childr...

ICYMI: The Rise Of Trigger Warnings And What An Empty Inbox Says About Your Personality

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we read everything we could get our hands on about human behavior, including an ess...

Maternal Death Rates Are Decreasing Everywhere But The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living

The United Nations reported last year that it would not meet its goal to decrease the number of women who die in childbirth by 75 percent by 2015, a M...

ICYMI: Quantifying The Dad Bod And Why We Need More Black Doctors

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we found ourselves drawn to stories about sexual politics in health. We were blown ...

ICYMI: A Young Runner Battles Tourette Syndrome And The High Health Costs Of Contaminated Chicken

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we were taken by personal stories, including HuffPost Highline's first longform fea...

Agencies Make Infertility Treatment Affordable For Low-Income Women

Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living

By Julia Haskins Trying to conceive a child isn’t just emotionally draining. It can also be a financial burden, especially for low-income familie...

ICYMI Health: How Kendrick Lamar Could Change The Face Of Depression And Why Dressing Better Might Improve Your Work Life

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what editors at The Huffington Post are reading this week. This week, we focused on reading stories about the high cost of m...

ICYMI: The Dark Side Of Being A People Person And How Sleep Can Make You More Creative

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. Mental Health Awareness month began on May 1, and we were captivated by the stories of friends...

Americans Are Binge Drinking More, Especially Women

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living

The binge drinking rates for women rose almost 36 percent between 2002 and 2012, according to a study published this month in the American Journal of ...

ICYMI: Tango As Medicine, What Stress Looks Like And Your Brain On 'Food Porn'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI features what HuffPost editors are reading this week. This week, we teared up while re-reading this year's recipient of the Hillman Prize --...

ICYMI: An Infuriating History Of Breast Cancer And The Psychological Depth Of ‘YOLO'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we took a closer look at psychology across disciplines. We were fascinated that 18t...

Optimal Human Nutrition? There, There...

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The Council of Directors of the True Health Coalition is already, only weeks after its formation, home to nearly 150 leading experts from nearly 20 countries, rallying around the same basic principles of healthy eating.

6 Vaccines Adults Shouldn't Skip

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Chai Woodham for U.S. News Often, the conversation about vaccines is centered on children -- as vaccines are still believed by some to cause aut...

ICYMI: The Dubious Appeal Of Cryotherapy And The Limits Of ‘In Sickness And In Health'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we can't get enough of question-and-answer style interviews with captivating subjec...

Do You Sweat Too Much?

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Anna Medaris Miller for U.S. News As a fourth-grader, Sophia Wastler was afraid to raise her hand. When she took notes, she folded squares of pa...

Fast Food Chains Are Allowed Inside Hospitals In These 15 States

Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Florida and Texas earn a dishonorable mention for being the states with the most fast food locations inside of hospitals, according to a recent report...

The Troubling Connection Between Anger Management Problems And Gun Access

Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults have both a history of impulsive anger and access to a firearm, according to a new study by researchers from Duke, Harvar...

How To Find Relief From Migraines

Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

By Yvette C. Terrie for U.S. News Everyone gets a headache now and then, but migraine headaches are characterized by recurring attacks of moderate ...

Health Stories Of The Week: Belle Gibson, India's Surrogacy Industry And Catholic Vs. Jewish Guilt

Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we were drawn to a Q&A with the journalist correspondent in a new film on the dark ...