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Presidential Cancer: Tips About President Jimmy Carter's Melanoma

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Melanoma is increasing in frequency. This is probably due to increasing sun exposure without using sunscreen, as well as use of tanning lamps, beds an...

The Day Jimmy Carter Called Me Out

Mark Osler | Posted 08.25.2015 | Religion
Mark Osler

As Jimmy Carter faces cancer, many of the people who were influenced by this gracious, thoughtful man are brought to sadness. I am one of them. President Carter told me what I needed to hear -- that I was not doing enough in service to the world.

Dear President Carter

Angela Garcia Combs | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
Angela Garcia Combs

When I had no safety at home, when food was scarce and my life seemed impossibly violent and out of control, you became President. You instilled a belief in me that moral leadership will win.

The Carter Presidency Revisited

Bennet Kelley | Posted 08.23.2015 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Since Democrats raced to distance themselves from Carter with almost as much vigor as Republican embraced him, the Carter failure meme has gone unchallenged for 35 years. With Carter's announcement that he is fighting advanced cancer, maybe it is time to set the record straight.

Jimmy Carter Reflected On Personal, Presidential Accomplishments In Moving Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 08.22.2015 | Politics

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President Jimmy Carter's Most Successful Public Health Effort

Alice Achieng | Posted 08.24.2015 | Impact
Alice Achieng

President Jimmy Carter is best known as a former president of the United States. What many may not know is that in addition to his achievement as a Nobel Peace Prize winner, he has also forged immense efforts to fight diseases worldwide.

Jimmy Carter Says He Has Melanoma That Has Spread To His Brain

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

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My Reflections on Meeting Jimmy Carter in Syria

Sami Moubayed | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Sami Moubayed

During President Carter's last visit to Damascus, I was cordially invited to join him for dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel, along with three Syrian friends. "Welcome back to Damascus, Mr. President" I said, having first met President Carter at this very same hotel in December 2008.

Prayers For President Jimmy Carter

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.13.2015 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

While I join people around the world in wishing President Carter a full recovery and pray for his health, I am also inspired by his faith, and his reminder to recognize that every day in this life is an opportunity to love God and love our neighbor, and to plant a seed that grows a beautiful tree in this life and in the life to come.

Jimmy Carter Undergoes Liver Operation

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter underwent elective surgery at Emory University Hospital and his prognosis is "excellent" for a fu...

Jimmy Carter Blasts U.S. 'Political Bribery'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke with the Thom Hartmann Program earlier this week about "political bribery" in the United States, saying ...

Jimmy Carter: Confederate Flag's Symbolism Is Like A 'Cancer' In People's Minds

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday that the idea that Americans should honor racism with the Confederate flag is similar to a disease in peopl...

Former President Jimmy Carter Talks Racism, Foreign Policy, Gun Violence, and More

Aspen Institute | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics
Aspen Institute

In a frank discussion of international affairs, racism and gun violence at home, and the wide-ranging global work of the Carter Center, former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn offered an intimate glimpse into their personal, professional and political lives, while doling out sharp criticism of the way some issues are being handled today.

Jimmy Carter Cuts Short Guyana Trip After Feeling Unwell

Reuters | Daniel Wallis | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics

May 10 (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has cut short a trip to Guyana after feeling unwell and is returning to Atlanta, the Carter Ce...

Carter's Most Inspiring Spiritual Quotes For His Birthday

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.01.2014 | Religion

Jimmy Carter turned 90 on October 1, 2014, and HuffPost Religion celebrated by taking a look back on some of the 39th president's most spiritual quote...

Jimmy Carter, Sunday School Teacher And Former President, Takes A Stand For Gay Rights

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.24.2014 | Religion

A packed college auditorium roared with applause when former President Jimmy Carter took a stand for gay rights. When asked about his views on hum...

Gerry Adams

Paula Gordon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Media
Paula Gordon

I have no special knowledge of the Troubles. But I am personally acquainted with Mr. Adams. I found him to be a man of peace, not of violence, when we welcomed him to our program in 2004.

Carter 2014

Ritu Sharma | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
Ritu Sharma

In the end, perhaps this will be one of the most enduring elements of President Carter's legacy: listening to women and men who have so often been ignored and calling on the rest of us to do same.

Jon Ward

Why This Candidate's Support For New Georgia Gun Law May Backfire | Jon Ward | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The national attention this week on Georgia’s new gun law was an uncomfortable development for Jason Carter, who is running for govern...

Jimmy Carter: Southern White Men Turn To The GOP Because Of 'Race'

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Race is the primary reason white Southern men support the Republican Party, former President Jimmy Carter told Salon in an interview posted Thursday. ...

Jimmy Carter Speaking At Civil Rights Summit

Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summi...

Jimmy Carter on His New Book Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Marianne Schnall

In a A Call to Action, President Carter provides 23 recommendations "that can help blaze the road to progress."

President Jimmy Carter Slams Sexist Biblical Interpretations And Inequality In Religion

Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

Former President Jimmy Carter is issuing a call to action for religions to stop using scripture to trample on women's rights. He spoke about his ne...

Jimmy Carter: It Might Be An Embarrassment To Obama To Single Out Black People

Posted 03.25.2014 | Black Voices

During a HuffPost Live interview on Tuesday, former president Jimmy Carter used the Obama administration's handling of African-American issues as a pa...

Jimmy Carter On Hillary Clinton In 2016: 'She'll Have A Good Chance'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter has expressed early support for a potential presidential run for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2016, tell...