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5 Ways Your Commute Is Hurting Your Health

Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan The average American commute to work lasts 25 minutes, according to U.S. Census data, but many workers travel far above and...

Night Owl Tendencies May Affect More Than Just Your Sleep Quality

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news, night owls: You may appear to be more creative and boast higher IQ scores, but your off-kilter sleep cycle may be putting you at increased r...

The Future Of Snoring

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

There's a robust body of scientific research demonstrating that EPAP is an effective method for treating sleep-disordered breathing, including snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.

An Important Talk About Life, Death and the Responsibility of Friendship

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 11.30.2014 | College
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

We're still in the earliest weeks of the fall semester, during which new students are most acutely at risk for alcohol-related injury, death and other incidents. Though physically distant, parents remain the biggest role models in their students' lives.

How CrossFit Can Both Help And Hurt You

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Since its emergence, CrossFit has received both praise and criticism. While many swear by its life-changing fitness benefits, others insist we should ...

Tiny, Risky, Unlabeled and You're Eating it

Erich Pica | Posted 05.23.2014 | Green
Erich Pica

The last place we should be putting untested, unregulated nanoparticles is in our food. Yet, according to a groundbreaking new report by Friends of th...

How to Experience the Benefits of Exercise Without Moving

Elaine R. Ferguson, MD | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Elaine R. Ferguson, MD

Physical activity is protective of our health and so is spiritual activity.

5 Questions To Ask At Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Posted 08.09.2013 | OWN

An ophthalmologist spotting high cholesterol? A dentist diagnosing diabetes? You might be surprised by what specialists can discover before your G...

24 Ways To Add One Year (Or More) To Your Life

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul While we're waiting for some brilliant chemist to discover the elixir for eternal life, these simple, doable strategies can help yo...

5 Health Risks You Shouldn't Take

Posted 03.14.2013 | OWN

By Dr. Mehmet Oz The great thing about science: Constant new discoveries have the potential to help us live longer, healthier lives. The not-so...

5 Hotel Health Risks You Didn't Know About

Oyster | Posted 05.03.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Let's face it: Traveling can bring out the inner germaphobe in even the most adventurous of us.

Indiana High School Claims Baby Powder Poses Health Risks, Nixes Football Tradition

Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

Citing health concerns, Carmel High School administrators are putting an end to a student tradition of spraying baby powder in the student section of ...

Rising Number of Farm Animals Poses Environmental and Public Health Risks

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Farm-animal production provides a safety net for millions of the world's most vulnerable people, but given the industry's rapid and often poorly regulated growth, the biggest challenge will be to produce meat in environmentally and socially sustainable ways.

Tight Ties, Killer Heels: Clothes Make The Fashion Victims

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 02.21.2012 | Women

Baila Steinman first noticed the numbness in her leg on a trip to Israel in December. "From the knee to the pelvis, it was numb to the point of being ...

How Working On Wall Street Will Make You Sick

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

The life of a Wall Street banker is glamorous -- if you don't mind grappling with alcoholism, eating disorders, Crohn's disease and arthritis. Thes...

Take A Break This Weekend! 7 Reasons Working Too Much Is Bad For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan, Sarah Klein and Laura Schocker | Posted 03.30.2012 | Healthy Living

If you're the last one to leave the office, or constantly picking up an extra shift, you may see the benefits in that paycheck, but all those extra ho...

Alice Hines

Dollar Stores' Cheap Food Expansion Hits Not-In-My-Backyard Neighbors

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

With food prices rising and incomes going nowhere, dollar stores are thriving, luring squeezed customers -- many from the middle class -- with discoun...

The 'Best Kept Secret' to Understanding Your Health Risks

Peter Abaci, M.D. | Posted 01.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Abaci, M.D.

Evidence strongly dictates that a key ingredient of putting together a long-term plan for aging well is to comprise a detailed family history.

Study At Samsung Says Cancers Unrelated To Work

AP | By KELLY OLSEN | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

YONGIN, South Korea -- A study commissioned by Samsung into cancers among six of its semiconductor workers found they were unrelated to exposure to ch...

Knockoffs And Counterfeits Pose Risks To Your Health

AOL Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

Talking about knockoff jackets with Kevin Spreekmeester, the global marketing vice president for outdoor clothing company Canada Goose, is a bit like ...

Japanese Workers and Children Overexposed to Radiation

Alexia Parks | Posted 07.02.2011 | Home
Alexia Parks

While the world news media has shifted its attention elsewhere, tragedy continues to unfold at Tokyo Electric Power's crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear...

Throwing Biotech Lies at Tomatoes - Part 2: The Liars

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/558 < Read Part 1 I write about the Flavr Savr in Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetic...

FDA Delays May Have Cost Lives

Edward F. Blizzard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edward F. Blizzard

Given the body of evidence and the 30-year old questions about propoxyphene, we have to ask: what took the FDA so long to do right the right thing for American consumers?

Biotech Propaganda Cooks Dangers out of GM Potatoes

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

Don't worry your little heads over the gene-spliced foods on your plates. Just trust companies like Monsanto when they tell you their genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are perfectly safe.

Anniversary of a Whistleblowing Hero

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/76 Part 1 (Click here for Part 2 ») Twelve years ago, a 150-second TV broadcast changed our world; e...