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Lowering Sexual Assault on College Campuses and in the Military Starts in Elementary School

Mike Domitrz | Posted 09.16.2014 | Education
Mike Domitrz

If we really want to reduce sexual assault in the military and on college campuses, the lessons of respect, consent and bystander intervention need to be instilled in elementary education through high school.

Social Media Guidelines for Your Employees

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Audrey van Petegem

While social media platforms do create new opportunities for personal expression, communication, and engagement with the team, fans, accounts, potential customers and, let's not forget, media/bloggers, they also create new responsibilities.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

All professions, from used car sales, banking, politics and yes - even design, have a degree of "smoke and mirrors" associated with them. However, w...

Learn Your Top 3 Lessons in 2014

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

One of the biggest frustrations in my life and other's lives is -- as Albert Einstein so wisely said -- "doing the same things over and over again an...

Statins, Static and the Status Quo: Is Anyone Getting the Signal?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If it were truly clear exactly what criteria for statin use were best, there would be no controversy in the first place. There appear to be strengths and weaknesses to both sets of criteria, the old and the new.

Cholesterol Guidelines: Myth vs. Truth -- What You Need to Know

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

The new cholesterol guidelines represent a sea change in that they no longer recommend patients shoot for a target cholesterol level. Instead, they recommend options based on an individual's risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Controlling Blood Pressure an Important Way to Help Your Heart

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

There's some major news in the cardiovascular world that I want to make sure you've heard: Doctors just received new recommendations for the best ways to care for your heart.

The Statin Insanity

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David H. Newman, M.D.

We currently have a statin epidemic, with 25 percent of adults over the age of 45 taking the pills, a large majority of whom do not have heart disease and have not seen the numbers.

Give the Rules That Govern Your Relationship a Makeover

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Most relationships have a set of "built in" rules. Generally the rules fit into three different categories: rules that are spoken, rules that are unspoken, and those that are automatic.

Literary And Mainstream Novels: What's The Difference?

| Posted 08.21.2013 | Books

From Writer's Relief staff: The guidelines for literary and mainstream fiction often differ from those of popular fiction such as romance novels, ...

The Civilization Genome Project

Bruce Fein | Posted 07.21.2013 | World
Bruce Fein

A civilized society honors virtue, wisdom, self-restraint, and a search for truth without ulterior motives. It is not preoccupied or awed by technological wizardry, scientific discoveries, limitless wealth, athletic marvels, or weapons of mass destruction.

Hiring Interns? 5 Things You Need to Know

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Internships are a mutually beneficial relationship for both employers and students. But before you hire your next interns, here are five things you need to know.

7 Things Divorced Dads NEED To Know About Dating Again

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 08.14.2012 | Divorce
Lisa Marie Wilson

Many of my divorced guy friends are frustrated because they go on first dates, but the second date eludes them.

If I'm Wrong -- I'm Toast!

Irene Tanner | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

After decades of exploring the human potential movement and studying many methods of its gurus, I now believe that I have garnered enough information, instruction and experience to edit it all down to some simple guidelines that have proven invaluable to me.

Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Better or Worse Than the Real Thing?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Controversy about artificial sweeteners has been going on for decades, with claims against them covering a wide spectrum of health problems from headaches to cancer.

We Still Need a Food Supply for Dummies!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Advice to eat more plant foods simply states the destination; it does not provide the step-by-step, GPS-like guidance people need to move in that direction. Besides, alas, it doesn't work.

New York City Carriage Horse Rules: to get vacation, larger stalls

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York's City Council has passed regulations requiring carriage horses to have larger stalls, five weeks off per year and blankets ...

Conservatives for Privacy, Where is the Left?

J. Bradley Jansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
J. Bradley Jansen

The best way to keep us safe and free is eternal vigilance--no matter which party is in office. So, let's hold our friends on the left accountable when it's needed.