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Are We Really Pulling Out of Afghanistan?

Kal Raustiala | Posted 04.09.2013 | World
Kal Raustiala

Since 1945, America's grand strategy has been built around troops deployed and based in former war zones. From Korea to Kuwait to Kosovo, U.S. military bases circle the globe. Will Afghanistan be different?

10 Natural Ways To Avoid The Cold And Flu

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Once you feel that telltale tickle in your throat or the first sniffle of congestion, it's too late. Symptoms for the flu rear their ugly head about a...

Infection Protection: 10 Fun Ways To Boost Immunity

Lisa Turner | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

We understand that colds and flu are caused by viruses -- but we're still no closer to a cure. The only defense is a good offense. But who says it has to be a drag?

Phantom of a DREAM

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 06.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

So, why was such fanfare made of this two year provision? Was it the EAD? Was this election year politics? Is this a peace offering by President Obama for not tackling promised immigration reform during his first two years in office?

Geithner's World, Part 1: Three Years Of Immunity

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's a walk down memory lane that's worth taking: Three years ago Tim Geithner was in the position of having to explain why the Federal government wasn't going to nationalize the nation's failing banks. In 2009 many people expected that to be part of the government's bank rescue plan.

Being Bullied Has Major Effect On Health, Monkey Study Shows

Posted 04.10.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/09/2012 03:21 PM EDT on LiveScience The stress of being the new kid on the block may ...

This Sneaky Trick Doesn't Work Anymore For Payday Lenders

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

Lately, payday lenders have been linking up with Native American tribes as a way to sidestep U.S. law. Federal authorities seem less and less willi...

Sick Ants Exhibit Amazing Behavior

Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/03/2012 05:05 PM EDT on LiveScience Like crowded megacities, busy ant colonies face a h...

The Situation in Afghanistan Gets Worse

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
Jon Soltz

President Obama has a lot of issues to weigh with regards to Afghanistan, but I really hope he sides with the American troops on the ground. They're now being asked by our government to provide security to a population in a mission that is no longer wanted by the democratically elected leader of that country, making their current mission untenable and unproductive. Therefore, the only conclusion he can come to is to engage U.S. forces in a mission that can be successful. And that is an immediate transition to an Advise, Train, and Assist role, on the way towards a negotiated counter-terror mission with a very limited footprint.

QUIZ: Is It A Cold, The Flu Or Allergies?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Late February doesn't seem like it should be prime flu season, with spring just a few weeks away, but the 2011/2012 flu season has just now officially...

Catherine Pearson

An All-Natural Immune Booster?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.16.2012 | Healthy Living

It's common knowledge that too little sleep can increase our odds of getting sick, but a new study sheds light on just how direct the connection is. R...

How to Keep Your Immune System From Taking Its Own Vacation This Holiday Season

Carolyn Scott | Posted 02.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Scott

Each holiday season, millions of people travel to visit friends and family and kill themselves trying to get to every holiday party, shop till they drop and eat like little piglets. A giant combo for getting sick and feeling miserable all winter long.

Why Do We Shiver? ... And 11 Other Winter Health Quirks, Explained

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan, Sarah Klein and Laura Schocker | Posted 12.08.2011 | Healthy Living

With colder temps here to stay, it's time to consider what the winter weather means for your health. You probably already know to be extra diligent ab...

The ABCs Of Cold And Flu Prevention

www.rd.com | Posted 11.26.2011 | Fifty

The evidence for hands as a major route for transmitting infection is so strong that scientists at the London School of Hygiene recommend greeting fri...

4 Immune-Boosting Myths Busted

EatingWell | Posted 01.20.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

There's no better time than the present to talk about immune-boosting myths -- from colds to allergies.

5 Natural Ways To Boost Immunity For Cold And Flu Season

Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jim Nicolai, M.D. for YouBeauty Health and beauty can have an inner wholeness and balance that offers resilience against the external pressures ...

GOMBBS: Your Healthy Food Acronym

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 12.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

GOMBBS is an acronym you can use to remember the most nutrient-dense, health-promoting foods on the planet.

7 Reasons Kale Is the New Beef

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home
Organic Authority.com

Kale is far more nutritious than other leafy greens, but these seven reasons why it is such an important futurefood may just surprise you.

Are False Statements Undermining America?

Brad Reid | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Brad Reid

While one has a legal right to remain silent unless granted immunity, one does not have the right to lie. These societal expectations are necessary to interact beyond a closed network of trusted allies

How Do We Justify Indicting Roger Clemens For Lying But Not Indicting Those Persons Who Authorized and Directed Torture?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Isn't it ironic that Roger Clemons is indicted for lying to Congress about steroid use, while those who authorized and directed the use of torture remain uncharged and unpunished?

"See Something, Say Something" And Impunity for Profiling

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Feisal G. Mohamed

The "See Something, Say Something Act" seeks to amend the Homeland Security Act so that any person who files a report in "good faith" will be immune from civil suit. We should be skeptical of any act extending immunity from the law.

Breaking News: Massage Is Good for You

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I always knew massage was good for me. I'm a bit of a massage adventurer. If I go someplace and see a new type of massage, I sign right up. I've had T...

The Well Is Capped, But BP Saga Continues

Gibson Vance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gibson Vance

It's important to remember that BP is not showing magnanimity by participating in a compensation program -- fund or no fund, they are legally obligated to pay for damages caused by their explosion and spill.

How To Boost Immunity After Exercise

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

For people who are sedentary or get very little exercise, moderate physical activity can enhance immune function. Yet intense physical training, at any level, could actually decrease immunity.

Mind, Body and the War Against Germs

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Simply seeing signs of disease triggers thoughts that motivate us to take precautions around possible contagions. And our bodies as well, according to new research from UBC.