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Living on the Edge: Four Peculiar Risks of Living in the 21st Century

Tom Casano | Posted 07.29.2016 | Weird News
Tom Casano

Eating healthy? Too much of a good thing can be dangerous. Taking a vacation? The hotel you're staying in can make you sick. Buying a secondhand iPhon...

Does America Have PTSD?

Judith G. Edersheim, J.D., M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Judith G. Edersheim, J.D., M.D.

America is afraid. There is fear of daily new terror attacks here or abroad. There is growing fear of rampant domestic gun violence. Fear that this pe...

Life-Saving Tips for Long Distance Travel

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer As summer hits full swing, many people are packing bags and getting ready for...

6 Pokémon Go Safety Tips for Kids (and Kids at Heart)

Clair Jones | Posted 07.22.2016 | Parents
Clair Jones

Adults, teenagers, and kids alike are going nuts over the Pokémon Go App, but there have been some safety glitches that the developers of the game, N...

6 'Pokemon GO' Tips for Playing at Night Without Getting Arrested or Stabbed

Inverse | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Rollin Bishop Pokémon Go, the augmented reality sensation swallowing the nation, makes few real...

Cyber Security Attacks = Need to get trained.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.18.2016 | Science
Alan W. Silberberg

Every day another hack. Another breach. Someone's data getting exfiltrated, dumped and sold. Is it you today? Your company? Your organization? How ...

A Letter To My Child In A Time Of Terror

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez | Posted 07.15.2016 | Women
Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

I have been your mother for four years and 15 days, and every one of those days I have considered the countless ways that you might die. This, I am to...

Dogs And The Couple's Bed

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

Almost everyone I interviewed who slept with a dog or dogs smiled, laughed, or chuckled about it. They enjoyed, were amused by, liked, or otherwise felt positive about their doggy sleeping companions. And some also felt safer sleeping with a dog.

The Alarming Phone Call I Got From My Daughter In Dallas

Leslie Blanchard | Posted 07.10.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Blanchard

It's hard to know when to worry as a parent. I used to worry about my college aged kids' study-abroad plans. Now it seems as though our children really aren't safe anywhere. At home or abroad. So, as far as when and what do we need to worry about?

4 Misconceptions About Drowning And The Facts Every Parent Should Know

Kate Carr | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Kate Carr

Pools, lakes and even tubs (for little ones) can provide plenty of fun and relief from the summer heat. But as families take to the water this holiday weekend and beyond, there is reason for extra caution: Almost 800 kids drown each year and two-thirds occur in the summer months (between May and August).

Enjoy A Safe And Healthy Fourth Of July

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Fireworks may have been invented by the ancient Chinese (during the Tang Dynasty to be exact) but it is we Americans who have made them part of our national identity. Bottle rockets, firecrackers, Roman candles, and of course, those glorious aerial displays are the colorful and explosive icons of our Independence Day celebrations.

After Orlando: Where Does Safety Exist For LGBTQ People Of Color

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Brown Girl Magazine

As an adult, there is nowhere I feel safer than in the arms of my partner. Today, I held her close as she shed tears at a vigil in Jackson Heights in honor of the Orlando victims. That safety, too, has been compromised. Today, I feel unsafe, and there is nowhere to turn.

'You Could Have Killed My Son'

Fred Engh | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Fred Engh

Speaking to various youth sports organizations throughout my career, I'm often floored by the number of stories people will come up and tell me afterward. I kept a diary of all these stories, and as I reflect back they never cease to amaze me.

Here's A Tragic Thing You Didn't Know About Helen Mirren

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.28.2016 | Entertainment

The doodlebug -- or V-1 flying bomb -- was an early, drone-like cruise missile that the Nazi Luftwaffe aerial force debuted during World War II. The L...

Police Department Offers Special 'Tip' For Parents With Kids In Crowds

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.24.2016 | Parents

Summer is upon us, and many parents will be taking their children to outdoor events and attractions with large crowds, like theme parks, local festiva...

Don't Tell Me To Feel Safe. Just Don't.

Lisa Rosenthal | Posted 06.20.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Rosenthal

Opening my eyes, I feel innocent and free. Happy even. And then the world descends upon me. nI remember.

15 Survival Skills Everyone Needs To Know

The Active Times | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

People should be aware of other methods and tricks they can apply to stay out of danger in a dire situation over which they have no control. All they can do is act smart and adapt quickly.

Why I (Still) Don't Feel Safe as a Non-Heterosexual Woman

Quora | Posted 06.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Quora

Yeah, there were a lot more; probably once or twice a year. Enough that you can't ever really forget; enough that I put no bumper stickers on my car, wear no badges and buttons except on Gay Pride Day , and even take them off before I go home.

What a World... RIP Christina Grimmie!

Lalaina Rackson | Posted 06.11.2016 | Entertainment
Lalaina Rackson

Today, on June 11th, the world wakes up with the horrifying news that the talented Christina Grimmie was shot yesterday while signing autographs after her performance at her Orlando concert and died at the age of 22. Just writing those words horrify me...

What The CDC Is Doing About The Zika Virus

Quora | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

Could the Zika problem in the US become as bad as its been in certain places outside the US? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing netw...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

Making Peace with Bacteria--for Good Health

Lauren Walker | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science
Lauren Walker

With the recent confirmation of the first U.S. case of truly antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection, public health officials' concerns regarding ove...

The Dangers of Summer Driving

Theresa MacPhail | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Theresa MacPhail

July and August are two of the deadliest months, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), with more car crashes and vehicular-related deaths and injuries than any other months. But why is summer driving so dangerous?

Enough With the Mom Shaming Already -- Animals Are NOT People

Kal Ross | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Kal Ross

Did I miss something? When the f*ck did an animal's life become more important than one of a human?

Is Beauty Worth the Risk?

Angel Rodriguez | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Angel Rodriguez

My concerns revolve around the safety of it all. So I ask you again, is it really worth your life to make those cosmetic changes?