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The Wisdom Of A Spirituality-Based Science

Gregg Braden | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Gregg Braden

By crossing the traditional boundaries that define the science, religion, and the history of our past, we are shown the power of a larger, integrated, and holistic worldview.

Parenting With Cancer: Uncharted Territory

Hillary St. Pierre | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Hillary St. Pierre

What happens when raising a child is combined with completely unchartered territory, like fighting a life-threatening disease that once killed in months but now can be survived years?

The Brotherhood And Sisterhood Of Cancer

Laura Mola | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Mola

Am I suggesting an upside to this disease? No. Far from it. That said I embrace what it taught and I cherish the love and the kinship it allowed to surface.

Humanity's Second Spiritual Age

Duane Elgin | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Duane Elgin

Religions of separation are becoming religions of communion as we realize there is no place to go where we are separate from the ever-generative womb of the living universe.

Standing Up To Cancer: Celeb Survivors Speak Out

Laura Ziskin | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Ziskin

Today, we call on everyone affected by cancer to declare themselves: those of you actively in the fight or who have won the battle; and anyone who has watched this vicious disease take someone you love.

Losing The Ego In Tehran

Roger Housden | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Roger Housden

Whether or not I love again, whether or not I ever write my book on Iran; even whether I live or die: whatever happens, I am -- I saw and felt it as clear as day.

Easing Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment With Diet

Holly B. Clegg | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly B. Clegg

When facing a cancer diagnosis, whether for yourself or a loved one, you know that cooking healthful, delicious food is not always easy.

Talking To Your Doctor About Weight Loss

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Ask yourself: is your doctor or nurse practitioner (NP) comfortable having a conversation about weight with you, or do they beat around the bush in order to spare your feelings?

The Case For Cheesecake And Hot Fudge Sundaes

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

The fantasy that President Obama would celebrate his Bin Laden triumph by enjoying a cigarette reminds us that an American president would sooner sneak a few puffs in some dark corner of the White House than publicly partake in such a "sinful" pleasure.

Menopause, Hormone Therapy And Endometriosis

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

Endometriosis is a disease that affects more than six million women in the United States alone.

Exciting New Discovery In Treating CFS And Fibromyalgia

Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.

New research suggests that statins might have a very helpful antiviral effect at high dose, and they may even hold promise as an effective new treatment for CFS and fibromyalgia.

When In Doubt About Health, Teens Turn To Google

Deb Levine | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Deb Levine

When it comes to sexual and reproductive health topics, we see significant differences in what young men and young women find important.

'Forks Over Knives': A Sign Of Changing Times

Christina Pirello | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Americans have begun to live in a sort of paradox of health. Never before have we had more awareness of health and nutrition. We also live in a time when Americans have never been unhealthier.

Spiritual Practices For Times Of Crisis

Joanna Macy | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Macy

The greatest gift we can give our world is our presence, awake and attentive. What can help us do that? Here, drawn from ancient religions and wisdom traditions, are a handful of practices I have learned to count on.

Wealth School: Lessons In Trust And Truth

Anne Naylor | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

How can I trust something I cannot see or touch, but nevertheless sense? The key word is "trust". Trust in the process of life can be cultivated.

7 Soothing Remedies For Kids' Headaches

Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D.

Headaches are the most common pain kids have and are often associated with high levels of pressure and anxiety.

The Best Sunscreens To Use -- And Lose

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Mindy Pennybacker

Even if you aren't a beach goer and you don't live in a sunny state like Hawaii, which I call home, you're still in danger -- perhaps more so!

Dental Tourism: How Far Would You Go For A Crown?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Maybe you've seen some ads or websites that state something like: Hey, how about a Mexican vacation, complete with sun, surf and tequila? And while you're here, why not get a dental implant or cheap crown?

Greens To Power Up Your Salad | Jessica DeCostole | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living

These up-and-coming greens give you great health benefits -- and flavor, too. Mizuna One of the mildest mustard greens, mizuna -- often foun...

The Value Of Space Shuttle Endeavor

Barbara Crafton | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Crafton

I am always sad when inanimate objects are set aside.  We partner one another, we and our bikes and cars and planes and rocket ships.

Rejected Recently? Read This And Regain Your Power

Mastin Kipp | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Mastin Kipp

As someone who has experienced rejection many times, I've figured out something. It's only truly rejection if you own the rejection. Rejection, at its core, is you rejecting yourself.

The Food Pyramid We Really Need

Leslie Goldman | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

Bravo to our nutritional leaders for trying to simplify the healthy eating process. But honestly, who uses plates anymore? We women are busy, to say the least.

'MyPlate' Has Its Cracks

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

On June 2, a colorful plate replaced the food pyramid as the official icon representing U.S. Dietary Guidelines, and that's generally good news. But there are some conceptual chips and cracks in this new dinnerware.  

Spirituality And Technology: A Social Network For The Seriously Ill?

The Huffington Post | Riddhi Shah | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living

This story is part of our ongoing feature on spirituality and technology. If you've developed an interesting website, application or podcast series th...

Survivors Speak: 50 Tips On Beating Cancer From The Twittersphere

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living

Last year in the United States, more than one and a half million men and women were estimated to be diagnosed with cancer -- and more than half a mill...