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Can a Friendship Fall Apart Over a Small Slight?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

What seems like a minor slight to one friend can be blown out of proportion by another. It's always uncomfortable when there is a schism between two close friends, especially if they work together.

The Inside Scoop on Your Introvert Friends

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Losing friends can be particularly difficult for introverts because we don't surround ourselves with people. We prefer a few intimate friends to lots of less-intense friendships.

Every Democratic Senator Must Vote to Allow an Up or Down Vote on Health Care

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If a Democratic Senator votes to prevent his party from having an up or down vote on its top domestic priority, he is endangering the political lives of his swing district colleagues. That would be unforgivable.

It Is Our Moral Responsibility to Help Haiti -- And it's In America's Interest

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The world economy is not a zero-sum game. For us to be richer, someone else doesn't have to be poorer, and helping countries like Haiti escape poverty is about our own national security.

Pass Financial Regulatory Reform - Then Break Up the Big Wall Street Banks

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

With no regard for history -- and here I mean the events of only 12 months ago -- the Republicans and Big Banks have the audacity to contend that the creation of jobs requires the lowest levels of regulation possible.

Breaking News : Twitter Lists LIVE

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch the breaking news flow across important issues. Do you know a tweeter who's perfect for one of these lists? Email us at twitterlists@huffingtonp...

Memo to Congress: On Health Care Vote You Must Choose Between Insurance Companies and Average Americans

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

This is one of the most historic votes you will ever take. Would you have wanted to tell your grandchildren that you were one of the few Democrats that voted against Social Security or Medicare?

When a friend wants more than friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

It's not unusual for platonic relationships to turn into something different or something more. Whenever this happens, regardless of gender, it can le...

The Dominance of the Financial Sector Has Become a Mortal Danger to Our Economic Security

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The financial sector, including the big insurance companies, has morphed into a cancer growing on our economy -- a cancer that could easily strangle our prospects for long-term economic security.

What Next in the Battle for Health Care Reform?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Those who are critical of Obama need to remember something: health insurance reform is an achievement that has eluded presidents for decades. It's easy to criticize. It's not so easy to actually get things done.

Chile Earthquake Causes Strong Aftershocks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Strong aftershocks from a powerful earthquake hit northern Chile on Thursday as the government erected a working military hospital and promised hundre...

Growing Momentum for Public Option

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

With just 2 votes short of passage Tuesday, the odds are now very high that some form of public health insurance option will be included on the final reform bill.

Could You Be a Toxic friend? 5 Sure Signs

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

If you're finding that you're having frequent conflicts, you have to consider whether there's something you are doing or saying that's sabotaging your own friendships.

Don't Americans Deserve a Health Care System as Good as the One In France?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

We spend $7,290 per person on health care and end up in 37th place. They spend only $3,601 and they are number one. That's just not right.

Time to Get Real About the ACORN "Controversy"--and Republican Double Standards

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Right wing has always hated ACORN. Partially that's because the organization has been so effective at allowing poor people to vote. The Right hates it when poor people vote.

Time to Just Say No to Giant Corporate "Parasites" -- and Recognize Them for What They Are

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The corporate parasites are the loudest defenders of "free markets" and the most vociferous opponents of "government takeovers," when in fact they exist by feeding off the taxpayers.

BFFs Until They Grew Apart

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

In Western culture, women are often judged by their ability to make and keep friends, so the demise of a friendship is experienced as a failure.

Speed-Friending: Helping Busy Women to Connect

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Sad but true: The large majority of female friendships come to an end. So women need to replenish their inventory from time to time.

Wilson Is the Poster "Child" for the New Republican Party

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The other night, Joe Wilson etched his political legacy into the wall of American history. He will forever be the poster child that symbolizes the new Republican Party.

Am I My Friend's Keeper?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Over the past six months I've been friends with a 25-year-old girl, and I'm a 37-year-old woman. She is where I used to be: bingeing, playing the victim role, can't find love, affection, or the attention she needs.

The Health Care Question Should Be About the Insurance Industry Stranglehold, Not a "Government Takeover"

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The battle is on. Remind your Members of Congress that none of them took an oath to protect the profits of private insurance companies.

Crossing Washington Square: A Chick Lit Author Hits Her Stride

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

I was delighted to have the opportunity to interview Joanne Rendell, author of Crossing Washington Square. This is intelligent chick lit, an engaging story beautifully told.

Why Health Insurance Reform Will Pass This Fall -- It's the High Political Ground

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

You have to wonder if there shouldn't be a penalty for pundits who make self-assured predictions that are regularly wrong, and yet continue to be treated as if they know what they're talking about.

The Uninsured Has a Black Face -- White Ambivalence Is Obama's Struggle

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

Yale professor, John Dovidio, does not feel the ongoing protests, name calling and Hitler labels by white protesters are hate, but a fight by whites struggling to defend and maintain their position and status.

Take That! Moms in Capes Bust Healthcare Myths Across the Nation

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

SuperMoms dressed in red capes are distributing powerful truth flyers to passersby to educate them about what health care reform will really do and how it will help.