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Were These Critics Too Tough?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment

In music this week, country heartthrob Tim McGraw returned with "Two Lanes of Freedom." Though the project was praised for its classic sound, critics ...

The Best Movie Out This Weekend

Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

"Side Effects," Steven Soderbergh's final theatrical offering before retirement, is out in theaters this weekend, which is good news for people who li...

Christopher Rosen

Why Hollywood Ignored 'Side Effects'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

Scott Z. Burns is responsible for some of the best adult-oriented thrillers of the last six years, including "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Contagion" and, ...

What's The Word On 'Side Effects'?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment

If "Side Effects" is indeed Steven Soderbergh's final film, as he's said it will be after toying with the notion of retirement for a couple of years n...

The Reality, Fiction and Pharmaceuticals of Side Effects

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

I ask both men if there's a common occurrence of any sort of behavior-altering drug pushing anyone over a moral limit. "Alcohol," says Mr. Burns. But what about murder? "Alcohol," repeats Mr. Burns with a bit of a laugh.

Mike Ryan

The Most Underrated A-List Star In Hollywood?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.04.2013 | Entertainment

It's hard for me to remember ever being disappointed by a Jude Law performance. There are certainly some less-than-stellar movies on his resume-- his ...

WATCH: New Look At 'Side Effects'

Posted 01.31.2013 | Entertainment

"Side Effects" is Steven Soderbergh's final theatrical film, which should be enough of a reason to pay close attention to it when the thriller arrives...

Christopher Rosen

'That Just Makes Me Nuts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

It's too bad "Side Effects" is Steven Soderbergh's final theatrical movie before retirement. The sexy thriller is 2013's first great film -- a throwba...

Berlin Film Festival Gets A Line-Up

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment

A list of the movies being shown in the official program at this year's Berlin International Film Festival, which runs Feb. 7-17. In competition:...

I'd Rather Stay Sick, Thanks

Susan Silver | Posted 03.29.2013 | Comedy
Susan Silver

I noticed something that I'd sort of subliminally registered before but now it was made abundantly clear. Advertising of medicines are plenty scary!

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Chemo

Anna Leahy | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna Leahy

While individual health care decisions in the wake of a cancer diagnosis belong to the patient, there are some questions that my mother asked -- or didn't know to ask until things went awry -- that may be helpful for others to keep in mind when chemotherapy is presented as an option.

Why Do We Take So Many Drugs?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

We are taking way too many drugs for dubious or exaggerated ailments. What the drug companies are doing now is promoting drugs for long-term use to essentially healthy people.

Reading the Fine Print on Cancer Treatment and Side Effects

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Researchers found that nearly one-third of reports on large, randomized studies over-emphasize some benefits of therapy. In the majority of reports evaluated, the investigators found insufficient attention or discussion of treatment side effects.

LOOK: Teaser Poster For Steven Soderbergh's FINAL Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment

Steel yourself: "Side Effects" is the last Steven Soderbergh movie that fans will be able to see in a theater. (Unless he decides to un-retire, in whi...

WATCH: The Last Steven Soderbergh Movie

Posted 11.02.2012 | Entertainment

Steven Soderbergh has said numerous times that he's retiring from filmmaking. That means the acclaimed director has only two features left: "Side Effe...

Chinese Girl Grows Beard Due To Life-Saving Bone Marrow Treatment

Posted 10.22.2012 | World

A young girl from China has become a lonely recluse after she developed hirsutism following a life-saving bone marrow transplant and drug treatment, r...

What Are Those Prescription Drugs Doing in Your Body, Anyway?

Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac. | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac.

If you do need to take prescription meds, understand as much as you can about them before you ingest them.

Cancer, a New View: Can You Believe it?

Leigh Fortson | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Leigh Fortson

We don't shy away from the fact that there are soldiers who come home from battle only to take their own lives. Why don't we talk more about the casualties of modern-day cancer treatments?

WATCH: Need a Fearlessness Boost? Get More Sleep!

Terri Cole | Posted 07.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

This week, I want to explore how sleep and fear are related. Their connection is direct and undeniable, as lack of the prior leads to an increase in the latter.

Act Now!

Mike Feder | Posted 07.15.2012 | Comedy
Mike Feder

Have you been asking yourself: What happened to that old energy, that zest for life? Can I ever get it back? Yes, you can! Now you can leave all that doubt, worry and discomfort behind. Because now there is... SMILIZENE.

Chemical Warfare

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

To fight our insane wars, we're wrecking our soldiers' ability to live with themselves and function in society, then regulating what's left of them with chemicals, which often make things immeasurably worse.

Too Much Medical Care Can Be Unhealthy

Basim Khan | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Basim Khan

Are we being harmed because we receive too much, instead of too little, medical care? For many Americans, the answer is increasingly "yes."

HuffPost Review: Midnight in Paris

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's a strain of magical realism that runs through the filmography of Woody Allen that pops up -- and delightfully so -- in his newest film, Midnight in Paris.

Lyme/Autism Group Blasts Genetically Modified Foods as Dangerous

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Smith

Stop eating dangerous genetically modified foods! That's the upshot of the Lyme Induced Autism (LIA) Foundation's position paper released today.

Personalized Medicine Is Becoming a Reality

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Personalized medicine has been making steady advances with researchers and physicians, and perhaps a bigger indicator, is now influencing the business model of major drug companies.