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Carolyn Gregoire

The World's Best (And Worst) Regions For Well-Being

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living

We tend to quantify a nation's success with measures like GDP, life expectancy and employment rates. Well-being, though it may be the most accurate me...

Most Parents Like Their Child's Education, But Not The Common Core

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.29.2014 | Parents

Even as American students continue to post underwhelming results on international exams, most parents are pleased with the education their child is re...

And The World's Most Hospitable Region For Gays And Lesbians Is...

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay and lesbian residents in the Netherlands have a reason to celebrate, as their nation topped a new Gallup poll ranking the world's most hospitable ...

How Do LGBT Americans Rate Their Lives Against Their Straight Counterparts?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.28.2014 | Gay Voices

A new Gallup poll is shedding insight into the well-being of America's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and the results are an...

Student Loan and Mortgage Loan Debt: A Public Health Crisis?

Mechele Dickerson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Mechele Dickerson

Recent research about student loans and mortgages raises the question of whether having too much debt can make you sick. Survey results are particularly troubling because they suggest that it is the debt itself -- not the burden of repayment.

Declaring War on Cultural War

Robert Hall | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Robert Hall

The upcoming 2014 congressional elections and the 2016 Presidential/congressional elections are a time of opportunity. The majority in this country are tired of cultural warfare. The vocal minority may be ruling but they have failed at governing. Sometimes war is necessary but it is always destructive and never sustainable.

Immigration Now Top Concern For U.S., Poll Shows

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

One in six people now call immigration the most pressing problem facing the U.S., according to a new Gallup poll. That's up sharply since June, when j...

Majority of Americans Happy With Their New Health Insurance

Rep. Sandy Levin | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Rep. Sandy Levin

Americans want quality, affordable health insurance and have found it within the Affordable Care Act. Indeed, new enrollment numbers offer the firmest evidence yet that the health care law is working.

Democrats And Republicans Divided About How To Fix Congress

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

A new Gallup poll finds that while most Democrats and Republicans disapprove of the job Congress is doing, supporters of the two parties have very dif...

Yagana Shah

This Is The Age Where You Feel Sexiest

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

Turns out, getting older isn't all about hiding your grays and removing wrinkles. No, old age is actually a time when your body confidence will thrive...

Relational Leadership: Where Relationships Lead and Capital Follows

Robert Hall | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Robert Hall

We have transient customers, served by transient employees, working for transient leaders, owned by transient shareholders. Disengagement is overpowering today's leaders.

Confidence In Congress Drops To New Low

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Public faith in Congress has fallen lower than that of any institution in at least 41 years, according to Gallup poll released Thursday. Just 7 perce...

Poll Finds Slip In Hillary Clinton's Ratings

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Just a day after the release of Hillary Clinton's new memoir, “Hard Choices,” a Gallup poll finds that her favorability rating, while still high, ...

Over 1 In 4 Americans Believe The Bible Is The Literal Word Of God

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.04.2014 | Religion

Many debates within Christian theology revolve around the the origins of the Bible, who wrote it, the nature of its authority, and its relationship to...

Poll Finds Infidelity Is More Acceptable For This Political Party

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Divorce

Most Americans agree that extramarital affairs are wrong, but a new poll from Gallup shows that Democrats are more forgiving of infidelity than Republ...

Over 40 Percent Of Americans Believe In Creationism, Survey Says

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.03.2014 | Religion

42% of Americans hold the creationist belief that God created humanity as it currently exists a mere 10,000 years ago, according to a Gallup poll from...

How Many People Believe That Gays Are 'Born That Way'? The Answer May Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Despite national advances in the fight for same-sex marriage, Americans remain sharply split on the origins of homosexuality, a new Gallup survey has ...

The College Experience Matters Long After College

Bobby Fong | Posted 07.13.2014 | College
Bobby Fong

At heart, student-faculty relationships are the cornerstone of an undergraduate education.

If We're Keeping the Death Penalty, Then Bring Back Firing Squads

Diane Dimond | Posted 07.06.2014 | Crime
Diane Dimond

If we're going to keep carrying out the death penalty in this country and if we are going to continue to grandly insist that they are "humane executions" then only a return to a firing squad will insure a speedy and relatively pain free death for the condemned.

Poll Shows Disturbing Trend For Media Freedom

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.02.2014 | Media

Just one day before World Press Freedom Day, a new poll by Gallup found that people around the world think their media is becoming less free. Out o...

Numbers Tell the Story of ACA's Success, But They Also Show Millions are Missing Out

Bob Semro | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Bob Semro

Residents and health providers in some states will reap the benefits of the ACA while others will not. Whether the motivations for the divide result from a political strategy or an honest disagreement over the role of government, the consequences are very real.

Do You Live In The Most Self-Loathing State In The Nation?

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

A propensity for government scandal and high state taxes might not help Illinois in the eyes of its residents. One in four Illinois residents says...

A Crisis Can Also Be an Opportunity for Entrepreneurship

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

Most, you'll find, had meager beginnings, as I did. In fact, my biggest asset in 1946 wasn't money. It was my lack of fear, since I had literally been shot at so many times during the war.

"Ask a Stupid Question... "

Kate Gordon | Posted 05.17.2014 | Green
Kate Gordon

Climate change, if unchecked and unacknowledged, may result in the single largest threat to our federal budget, as costs mount for disaster relief, rebuilding infrastructure, and relocating entire communities away from coastal areas and extreme heat and drought conditions.

America's Number 1 Problem

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Unemployment has retaken its place in Americans' minds as the country's biggest problem, according to a new Gallup poll published Monday. 23 percen...