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Dare to Be 100: Danger Ahead -- Fat and Frail

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

When we think of a person as being frail we generally presume that he or she is skinny. A recent article published in the British Geriatrics Society J...

Unnecessarily Dependent: Consequences of Denying the Mobility Challenged

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 05.17.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

Why are we intentionally making things so much harder for those who already have more to deal with because of their disabilities, injuries, and/or limitations? It's just like kicking someone when they are already down!

The World Is Entering a Devastating Chocolate Crisis: The Government Must Act to Save Us

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Attention in Washington recently focused on the government shutdown. But a far more important issue confronts America while the president and congressional leaders dither: rising chocolate prices. When will the government address this terrifying global crisis?

The Yellow Wallpaper

Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Barness

I am crazy (in the normal way). Let me just put it out there, it's true. I am insane (in the normal way). I know we are all a little psycho (in the normal way), but me more than others (not in the normal way), okay?

Debts and Indebtedness in Anthropological Fieldwork

American Anthropological Association | Posted 12.17.2012 | Money
American Anthropological Association

I'm writing about indebtedness today because I'm in serious debt to the people of Nepal. They had to feed me, teach me how to behave, and rescue me from baby cows for over a year.

Mitt's Antoinette Problem

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Mitt Romney and Marie Antoinette stand for the adoration of the privileged few who prosper from great nations and a condescension toward the many who make great nations, whom Romney should salute and not insult.

Impulsiveness and Discipline: The Coattails Phenomenon

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.21.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

New studies offer evidence for a social self-regulatory process, by which we draw close to others to compensate for our flaws.

WATCH: Emotional Attachment: Good Or Bad? From Dr. Sue Johnson

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Is it bad to be emotionally dependent on your partner? Recently, relationship expert Dr. Sue Johnson visited me on Mondays With Marlo, and we talked a...

Republicans, Dependency and Hypocrisy

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

He had not been specifically asked about blacks and he was speaking in Iowa, a state whose population is less than four percent African American and one in which -- though blacks are over-represented on government assistance rolls -- the vast majority of individuals on public assistance are white.

Dependency Is Like a Walking Stick

Amy Russell | Posted 04.11.2012 | Impact
Amy Russell

I don't use a walking stick. I would become too dependent on one. When you learn to become dependent on something, not having that "thing" makes whatever task you are facing immensely harder, mentally.

Should Jews Support the Debt Bill?

Dovid Efune | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Dovid Efune

The bill could be perceived by some as essentially un-Jewish. However, in order to reach a proper conclusion in this debate, what needs to be determined is an authentic Jewish perspective on wealth redistribution and charity in general.

Sheen Custody: Maybe Neither Parent Should Have the Kids?

Fred Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

It seems the public can't get enough of Charlie Sheen these days.

Should You Reward The Alcoholic/Addict For Clean And Sober Behavior?

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

Professionally, I would like to think that the real reward is in and of itself the practice of a clean and sober lifestyle and all the riches that come from that.

Communicating With An Addict: Hitting The Pause Button

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

When you stay neutral, you turn the decision over to the addict; you are empowering them with their own choice, and at the same time empowering yourself with a commitment to neutrality.

When Not Drooling Wins and the Environment Loses

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

String Theory holds that the universe actually is comprised of multiple dimensions, as many as 26. Palin and her supporters occupy something beyond our familiar three, plus time.