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How to Know if the Iran Deal Is a Good Deal

Joe Cirincione | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

World leaders are close to an historic agreement that would roll back and contain Iran's nuclear program. In order for the deal to succeed, however, it must deliver on three core issues.

FDA To Review Safety, Effectiveness Of Unproven Alternative Medicines

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, products that are p...

Meatless Monday: The Secret (Sex) Life of Vegetables

Ellen Kanner | Posted 04.11.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Spice up your life. Warming spices like cardamon, cinnamon, chili and ginger do more than make food delicious, they're great for circulation -- they make your skin glow and make all your good juices flow.

Resolutions for Diarrhoea Solutions

Marion Roche | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact
Marion Roche

With hope and optimism, I have listed out my top 5 resolutions for 2015 in the scope of ending the destruction caused by diarrhoeal disease.

How Effective Is Your Cold Remedy?

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Let's face it: Beyond making us feel miserable, even a minor cold can be a ...

Community Health Workers Are a Key Part of a Strong Health System

Marion Roche | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Marion Roche

Sylvia, a community health worker in Guatemala, helps mothers in her community to treat diarrhoea with zinc and ORS.In poorer countries and communitie...

5 Advanced Strategies for Saving Money When Shopping Online

Max Kolysh | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Max Kolysh

Savvy shoppers know that when shopping online, it just takes a bit of motivation and research to beat the sticker price on almost any item. Retailers make the experience a labyrinth of discounts, promo codes and rewards cards -- most people end up getting discouraged and paying full price.

How to Get Over a Cold in Record Time

Sophie Keller | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

If you've got a cold or are scared you might catch one, here are a few ways that you can get over it in record time.

All I Want for Christmas Is to Save More Children's Lives

Marion Roche | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Marion Roche

Diarrhea remains the second leading cause of death in children under five years old -- approximately 760,000 deaths every year. Each episode deprives a child of the necessary nutrition to live and thrive -- play, go to school and grow.

The Truth About Zinc and Drug Tests

High Times | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
High Times

The Internet is teeming with claims regarding the use of zinc supplements as a strategy for thwarting drug tests. But is there any hard science to support these anecdotes?

Taking the Time for Public Opinion Research

Marion Roche | Posted 11.17.2013 | Impact
Marion Roche

We all came away with a better understanding of all the behind-the-scenes work of a successful marketing campaign. Even the designer of the life-saving box agreed there will be more demand for a life-saving bag.

Stock-Out: The Delicate Balance of Supply and Demand

Marion Roche | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Marion Roche

In Canada, we may go into our local grocery store and find that our favourite crackers are temporarily out of stock but rarely do we experience an empty medicine supply. It is almost unimaginable. Not so in developing countries, like Guatemala.

Louisiana's Pointe-au-Chien Tribe Struggles to Preserve Its Way of Life

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.16.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 17, 2013 edition.) Theresa Dardar, a member of the Pointe-au-Chien tribe in Terrebon...

The Quest to Slay Bad Breath!

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I've been away from blogging for a few months because I've been on an important quest -- to help get rid of bad breath once and for all. And I want to tell you a little about what I found in my journeys.

Catherine New

These Stores Are Penniless And Loving It

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 04.10.2013 | Small Business

At Cheese Board Pizza in Berkeley, Calif., a slice of pizza comes to $2.73 (that's $2.50 plus tax.) But if you pay with $3, you’ll get a little bonu...

The 'Cold' Facts About Zinc

Martina M. Cartwright, PhD, RD | Posted 02.11.2013 | Science
Martina M. Cartwright, PhD, RD

It's cold season again, the time of year when hallways, office cubicles and airplanes echo with the sound of coughs, sneezes and sniffles. Enter the essential mineral zinc, which may stop colds cold, but the key is delivering the right type of zinc at the right time.

What Lunar Rocks Reveal About Cataclysm That Created Moon

Posted 10.18.2012 | Science

By: Jesse Emspak, SPACE.com Contributor Published: 10/17/2012 01:10 PM EDT on SPACE.com Water on the moon boiled away in massive quantities in a ...

Nutrition For Romance: What To Order On A First Date

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

There are many factors associated with a great first date. Of all the things that can go right or wrong, it's good to know that at least you can control the food.

Catherine Pearson

Got A Cold? This Could Make You Feel Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Sneezing? Sniffling? Coughing up a storm? A new scientific review suggests that taking zinc may help shorten the duration of common cold symptoms b...

Family Going Veggie? How To Make Sure They Get The Right Nutrients

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

While it's been well established that a vegetarian diet can be healthful and adequate in nutrition, children and teens do require age-appropriate intakes of certain nutrients.

A New Look At The Older Vagina

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

At a time when men's concerns around their aging penises get constant print and media attention, women are woefully ignorant about the changes that are taking place with their genitals.

Zinc May Help Fight The Common Cold After All

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

First they said no, now they say yes! Turns out zinc, a historically hotly debated supplement, can in fact help reduce the length of the common cold....

Admitting Guilt on Deadly Denture Cream

Edward F. Blizzard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Edward F. Blizzard

What led to Rodney Urbanek's symptoms and eventual death? His denture adhesive, Poligrip.

GlaxoSmithKline Denture Cream With Zinc Discontinued After Allegations It Causes Crippling

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE and CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The maker of Poligrip denture cream will stop making formulas containing zinc amid lawsuits claiming years of excessive use caused ...

Zinc Dentures Risk: Adhesives Blamed For Nerve Damage

reporternews.com | Sarah Avery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Zinc in denture adhesives has been blamed in dozens of cases of nerve damage, including that of a North Carolina man who says 20 years of using the gl...