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What It Really Takes To Combat Childhood Obesity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living

It goes without saying that the United States' childhood obesity rates are beyond problematic -- approximately 17 percent of kids and adolescents in ...

Alena Hall

This Teen Dedicated Her Life To Giving Back When She Was Only 10 Years Old

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 09.18.2014 | Impact

As Allison Kanyetzny approached her 10th birthday, she decided she wanted to celebrate by giving away gifts rather than receiving them. She had no ide...

Promoting Change in Texas

Rich Taylor | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Rich Taylor

Texas provides an example of how forward-thinking policymakers and innovative business leaders can work together to encourage and achieve progress.

Helping Children Cope With Grief

Fredda Wasserman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Fredda Wasserman

A child you know is grieving. It breaks your heart. You wonder what you can do to support them. Here are some guidelines.

WATCH: This Life Insurance Ad Reminds Us What Is Most Valuable

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact

Charitable acts come with their own special kind of reward -- the kind that no amount of money can buy. This powerful commercial for Thai Life Ins...

How My Colombia Project Began: One Letter That Impacted Many Lives Including My Own

Nicole Bryl | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Nicole Bryl

Nicole Bryl, Make-Up New York stops to take in this lush, back road view while visiting Colombia. Check out MY PERSONAL BLOG for the SPANISH T...

Carolyn Gregoire

This Couple Ditched Corporate America And Helped 30 Million Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact

When Kay and Harry Leibowitz were newly dating, Kay attended an Ohio event held by World of Children, the global children's advocacy awards program Ha...

Last Gasp

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 11.03.2013 | Parents
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

Today, I am paralyzed, unable to undertake the demands of life that Labor Day both harkens and delays: writing I've put off, doctors' appointments to schedule, kids' summer homework assignments to check. She would be doing these too. Instead, today I am going to her funeral.

Maria Menounos's 7th Annual Day of Beauty at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Nicole Bryl | Posted 09.08.2013 | Celebrity
Nicole Bryl

Maria Menounos and Child at her "Day of Beauty" Event in Los Angeles. Dear Huffington Post Makeup Reader's, As most of you already know days of givi...

5 Ways To Help Children Cope With the Aftermath of the Boston Bombings

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 06.22.2013 | Parents
Ronnie Citron-Fink

How do we explain such unimaginable tragedy to children? How do they process an event that we could not have imagined happening in our wildest dreams?

A Message for the Kids: 'If You Dream It, You Can Do It'

Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels

I will always be the King of Rock, but I only got there because of the people who believed in me. Each and every day that I have the privilege of spending with these children is inspiring. I see a piece of myself in all of them.

Selena Gomez Promotes UNICEF 'Trick-or-Treat' Halloween Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As the youngest ambassador for UNICEF, CNN reports teen actress Selena Gomez is promoting the organization's Trick-or-Treat campaign. Each Halloween,...