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Access to Oxygen is a Necessity - So Why Are So Many People Living without It?

David Barash | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
David Barash

Three years ago, just a few days after joining the GE Foundation, I was asked a simple question during a meeting. "David", my new boss asked, "I am cu...

Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

Here's Why You Get Out of Breath Walking Up Stairs (Even Though You're Fit) | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living

By Rozalynn S. Frasier I like to think that I am in pretty good shape. I work out five to six times per week, have run multiple marathons and, well...

Climate Change This Week: Sobering Suicides, Battery Breakthrough, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests Protect The BUB: Bizarre, Useful and Beautiful biodiversity that sustains...

The Heroin Epidemic Can Be Curbed. But This Must Happen First

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

Heroin is the dark, dirty secret of America today. Few people recognize the devastation wrought by this drug. So what has led to this resurgence of a drug that had since the 1980s largely been replaced by cocaine, methamphetamines and benzodiazepines?.

An Open Letter to the Person Staring at My Medical Devices

Chanel White | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Chanel White

This is actually a great opportunity for me to spread awareness about my disease, and to educate other individuals like yourself about respectful ways to interact with patients like me. With my hectic medical schedule I have little time to speak to anyone besides doctor, nurses, or front desk staff, so our conversation could actually be the highlight of my day.

Who Did I Need to Impress?

Chanel White | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Chanel White

When you must face the weathered look of chronic illness day in and day out those fleeting glances in the reflection can become quite unpleasant. The ...

Even Though My Body Continues to Fail Me, Every Fiber of My Being Feels Strengthened

Chanel White | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Chanel White

While I may not get as many years as I was hoping for in this life, I feel my very soul has lived a thousand years. This old soul, enlightened well beyond my 23 years, finally understands the true beauty in life.

Why Getting Fresh Air Is So Good For You

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living

While we grew up frolicking through fields, swinging at the park and cruising along on our bikes, as adults, many of us spend most of our time indoors...

The Sacred Geometry of Letting Go

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Letting go is the oxygen of life. The luster of love. The sacred spirit of joy. Surrender to the possibility that you know what's best for you. Re-e...

Campbell's Scoop No. 1: Going Nude

Naomi Campbell | Posted 05.13.2014 | Style
Naomi Campbell

When going nude in any setting I think most of us initially worry about being judged and feeling vulnerable in that there is no place to hide our insecurities - they are totally exposed for everyone to see.

Oxygen Nation: Whatever Your Politics, Embrace Your Inner Tree Hugger

Craig Bowron | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Craig Bowron

In any war it's critical to carefully brand your opponent, and in the war over climate change and what to do about it, the "climate deniers" have won the branding battle.

Oxygen: The Forgotten Nutrient

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Breathing is essential to life. And because it's automatic, we don't have to ...

WATCH: The Challenges One Lesbian Couple Faces When Trying To Adopt

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"I'm Having Their Baby" is a series on the Oxygen network that examines the extensive range of challenges expectant mothers face when trying to decide...

The Perseids: Our Connection to the Stars

Jim Moore | Posted 10.12.2013 | Science
Jim Moore

It is time for the Perseid meteor shower, August's illuminating pre-dawn treat for sky gazers. The fiery streaks of dust and sand-sized bits of grit are the sparkling wake residue of comet Swift-Tuttle, last seen in northern hemisphere skies in 1992.

Breathing Right Down to Our Bones

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

My colleagues Dr. Alexes Hazen, Tamar Amitay, MSPT, and I recently found ourselves emerged in a discussion about bones. Our bones are fascinating on ...

Legal Trouble For Tori

TV Guide | Posted 06.04.2013 | TV

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's reality series "Tori & Dean's sTORIbook Weddings" isn't getting a storybook ending: The production companies behind...

CW Orders Four New Dramas For Fall

Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

The CW has ordered Julie Plec and Greg Berlanti's superhero-esque drama "The Tomorrow People," futuristic sci-fi series "The 100," period drama "Reign...

Weird Iron-Breathing Bacteria Spotlighted In New Study

| Posted 03.26.2013 | Science

By Sid Perkins Using stripped-down versions of living cells, researchers have confirmed which proteins allow certain bacteria to breathe iron and ...

Why Do Neurons Die So Quickly When Deprived of Oxygen?

Quora | Posted 05.20.2013 | Health and Fitness

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Paul King, Computational Neuroscientist, Software Entrepreneur This is a reasonable question...

Is Ben McKenzie Leaving 'Southland'?

Posted 03.06.2013 | TV

"Southland" star Ben McKenzie has scored the lead role in CBS' new legal pilot "The Advocates," but what does that mean for his future on the TNT cop ...

Big Up: Let Down (Django, Us and Fiasco's Fiasco)

Amanda Seales | Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices
Amanda Seales

I know I'm a bit late but I never got a chance to write about this and I would very much like to write about this. I AM BLACK and I LOVED DJANGO. And so did a lot of my friends for that matter.

All My Babies' Mamas -- Show Must Not Happen

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 03.04.2013 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

This show has no place on television and its production must be halted immediately. The time has come to stop rewarding ignorant, irresponsible behavior; stop exalting foolishness.

'My Shopping Addiction': Woman Wants To Be Barbie

Posted 10.31.2012 | TV

Barbie may have accessories for every occasion, but does that mean all women should? Part-time model Tawnie thinks so, as she explained on "My Shoppin...

'Snapped': Did A Woman Conspire With Her Lover To Kill Her Husband?

Posted 09.17.2012 | TV

Jessica Hill admitted to having an affair with her husband Shane's best friend, Daniel Blair. But is that all she did? Her story unfolded on "Snapped,...