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How Loss Affects Our Daily Lives

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Recovering from loss takes time but there are ways to treat our psychological injuries. Caring for our emotional wounds will help accelerate the recovery process so we emerge from our loss with our lives, identities, relationships, and beliefs intact.

After the Fall: How a Little Trip Put My Life Back on Track

Rachel Chang | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Chang

It's easier to go down the rabbit hole than it is to pull yourself out of it. And on the way up, you may stumble (literally). It took a helpless fall for me to take control of my own life -- and to speak up and fight for myself instead of sitting back and letting the drama floating around get the best of me.

The Day My Daughter Fell

Dustin Fisher | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Dustin Fisher

On a Wednesday in late May, I brought my 11-month-old Mabel back inside from a walk. I had just received my wife's text message that she was on the Metro and I was in a hurry to get the baby dinner before we left to pick her up. As I was holding the frozen fish under the faucet, I heard a loud crash.

Grief and Anxiety: How Can I Calm Down When I Know Bad Things Happen?

Megan Devine | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

The crazy train of fear prevents you from being present to what is, and it most definitely keeps you from enjoying what is here in this moment. Following these steps can get you off that train before it takes you too far.

Rules at Impact: How to Survive Early Grief

Megan Devine | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

It's true that unexpected death messes with your world in a way few things can. Adding to this list, or creating a whole new one of your own, might give you just the tiniest roadmap inside a wholly disorienting time.

Have You Been the News? When Private Pain Is a Public Spectacle.

Megan Devine | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Megan Devine

We see too much suffering. We see too much suffering, forgetting that it is, in fact, suffering. It's not entertainment. It's not "news." It's pain.

Reflecting on Life After Becoming Paralyzed

Chris Waddell | Posted 02.20.2014 | Good News
Chris Waddell

For the second 20 years of my life, I apologized to myself and to others for my accident. I apologized as I competed, trying to gain back the recognition that the accident had taken away.

"I Didn't Mean to Kill Renisha McBride." But Does it Matter?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

While accidents are commonplace, many can have legal consequences. Spilling hot coffee, slipping and falling, and the often-occurring automobile "fender bender" may cause injury to people and property and result in lawsuits seeking monetary damages. But some accidents are far more serious.

Why We Can Never Go Back To McDonald's

John Kinnear | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
John Kinnear

She puts her hand up on the red plastic window. I place mine in the same spot. I mouth the words "I'm sorry." She is Spock and I am Kirk in Wrath of Kahn. She is Bruce Willis and I am Liv Tyler in Armageddon.

Winter's Coming -- How to Prepare Your Business to Help Prevent Slip Fall Accidents

Kiernan Hopkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kiernan Hopkins

If a customer slips and falls in a store or parking lot, they may have a legal case. In most cases, it is situation-based. Often times, if the store did everything they could to prevent the slip, they can avoid some legal claims. Most lawsuits form out of negligence.

Can Bikers and Walkers Co-Exist on the Brooklyn Bridge?

Serena Norr | Posted 11.19.2013 | New York
Serena Norr

What rules can be changed on the bridge so bikers and walkers can co-exist?

Participated in the Malibu Triathlon in Honor of My Blood Donors

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.13.2013 | Good News
Brian Boyle

This past weekend I participated in the Malibu triathlon, which is a race that I've always wanted to do ever since I entered the sport.

Construction Accident on Your Property: Legal Options

Kiernan Hopkins | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Kiernan Hopkins

According to the United States Department of Labor, OSHA reported there were 4,188 on-the-job fatalities in 2011. A surprising 738 of these deaths occ...

Truck Spills Dead Animal Parts Onto Highway

AP | Posted 08.04.2013 | Crime

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol says a rendering truck that spilled dead animal parts across two lanes of northbou...

WATCH: Passengers Escape Flooded Bus

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.21.2013 | World

The next time you complain about clogged public transportation, consider yourself lucky to be swimming in a sea of humanity and not a literal sea of w...

Fireworks Cause Deadly Highway Collapse In China

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 04.02.2013 | World

BEIJING — Chinese authorities have detained four people, state media said Saturday, a day after at least 11 people died when a truck loaded with...

Paparazzo Killed After Photographing Justin Bieber's Car

AP | By GREG RISLING | Posted 03.03.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the world of paparazzi, one image of the rich or famous can be like winning the lottery. But the hunt for that shot can be dan...

'They weren't thinking of him as a human being'

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
The Center for Public Integrity

By Jim Morris and Chip MitchellThe Center for Public IntegrityCHICAGO -- By the time Carlos Centeno arrived at the Loyola University Hospital Burn C...

Man Rescued After Getting Head Stuck In Trash Can

Posted 10.01.2012 | Weird News

A man in Scotland has become an Internet sensation of sorts after he was photographed with his head lodged in a public trash can over the weekend. ...

Team Effort Frees Boy Trapped Under Car

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.01.2012 | Good News

We often hear of ordinary people unleashing superhuman strength in an emergency. But in Nelson, New Zealand, this week, the heroics required a team ef...

WATCH: Student Saved From Oncoming Train Seeks Rescuers

Posted 08.29.2012 | Impact

A New York student's first day back to school took a potentially tragic turn, but then three strangers came to the rescue. Alexa Conto, 20, was en ...

Comedian's Beef With Progressive No Laughing Matter

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

Who do you believe -- the angry brother or the insurance company on the defensive? Trust us, it's complicated and heartbreaking. New York comedian ...

'Ice Road Truckers': Accident Stuns Trucker Community

Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

While it's the icy conditions that keep the drivers on the edge of their seats -- as well as the viewers of "Ice Road Truckers" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on Hi...

Police Investigate Commerce Secretary For Hit-And-Run Crash

AP | RAQUEL DILLON | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary John Bryson said Monday he will take a medical leave of absence to undergo tests and evaluations after sufferin...

Cody Survives Accident On Deck Of 'Bering Sea Gold'

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

It's risky work on "Bering Sea Gold" (Fri., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery), with perhaps as much danger coming from the ships the crews are working on as i...