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Fighting Corruption in Mauritania's Iron, Gold, Oil and Fisheries Sectors

Till Bruckner | Posted 08.26.2015 | World
Till Bruckner

Ba Papa Amadou has played a leading role in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Mauritania for over eight years.

Paula Garcia Performs Noise Body at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts

After the artist's body is covered with iron scraps and very strong magnets, other performers throw nails at her that stick to this iron armor, until she can't stand the weight of the material any more.

"A Chore Thing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima The late, great humorist Erma Bombeck once said, "Housework, if you do it right, can kill you." Since I am still alive, thanks to my...

15 Signs You Could Have An Iron Deficiency

Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By K. Aleisha Fetters Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the United States, and women are among those at greatest ris...

A Trip To Vale's Promised Land

Agencia Publica | Marina Amaral | Posted 03.07.2014 | World

Meet Canaã dos Carajás, the new frontier of iron ore mining. It’s in the South of Brazil's Para, where jobs and mining royalties did not bring a...

Postcards From Lebanon: Part 11 in a Series of Cancer-Related Commentary (Cycle 4)

James Stack | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
James Stack

"Long may you run." (Neil Young) The weather had turned bitter on the first day of cycle 4. With a low in the teens, and it only being early November...

Healthy Or Harmful? 5 Surprising Nutrients You Can Overdo

Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD We've all been schooled about the unhealthy things we should limit, like sugar and sodium. But there are also some healt...

Healthy Foods You'll Be Eating In 2013

Leslie Goldman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

I asked Chicago dietician David Grotto: What are some healthy, mainstream must-eat foods that should be on everyone's shiny new grocery list for 2013? Here are his top picks.

Iron: The Double-Edged Mineral

Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., CNS

A heavy-duty mineral, iron is used to make red blood cells -- the oxygen transport system of the body. Too much or too little can be harmful to your health.

Why Is Mars Red?

Posted 08.09.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 08/08/2012 02:02 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Expect to see a lot of red-orange landscapes over the next fe...

Iron Worker's Song -- A Tribute to Fathers

Robin Lim, CPM | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Robin Lim, CPM

People asked, "Who you work for Bill?" I'd always say, "The wife and four kids." He paused a long time, maybe reflecting on his family, he was widowed in 2007, he has ten grandchildren, and three great-grandsons.

Is It Time To Stop Taking A Multivitamin?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A multivitamin is very, very unlikely to kill anyone. If there is risk attached to the use of such supplements, it is very small. But there may be some risk -- and there is no reliable indication of benefit.

7 Reasons Kale Is the New Beef

Organic | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

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

Could Halayeb's Manganese Wealth Trigger A Sudan-Egypt Conflict?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Egypt and Sudan almost came to blows 17 years ago over the Halayeb region, said to be rich in manganese. Since then, the Sudanese government has called for a negotiated settlement of the dispute.

The 10 Things You Need To Eat: Beets

Dave Lieberman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dave Lieberman

here's a good chance that beets aren't the first things that come to mind when planning your week night meals. But there are actually endless ways to work beets into your diet without any trouble.