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Alzheimer's May Be Detected 5 Years Before Symptoms Start

Posted 10.17.2013 | Fifty

Doctors may be able to predict if you'll develop Alzheimer's even before the early symptoms start, giving you a fighting chance against the disease. R...

Re-understanding Violence as We Had to Re-Understand Plague..To Cure It

Gary Slutkin | Posted 06.19.2012 | Chicago
Gary Slutkin

Human history is filled with tragic blunders that fail to put their finger on the problem, and actually compose a "solution" that has no value. This is where we are today, relying on prisons as solutions to reducing the epidemics of violence.

Corporate Leaders Must Remove Fear Factor from the Workplace

Mary Prefontaine | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business
Mary Prefontaine

Emotional intelligence is the bedrock of civil discourse not only within corporations, but throughout society.

You'll Never Have Sex Again, You'll Be Alone Forever, and Other Best Sellers

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.27.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

The message is clear: The stronger the woman, the less likely she is to get laid.

Enough With 'on Steroids' -- How About 'on Acid'?

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.26.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

We are using up our nation's reserve of precious steroid metaphors is my point. While we wait for a timelier catchphrase to bubble up from the streets, I'd recommend we rush into use, at least temporarily, the entertaining '60s trope, "on acid."

Using New Technology as Early Detection to Fight Costly Silent Killer

Hilary Kramer | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology
Hilary Kramer

Healthcare-acquired infections, or "HAIs", have not been given a lot of airtime in the continuing debate on healthcare. This is really surprising give...

TSA: True Safety Averted

Michael Bendetson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Bendetson

All the American people are asking for is discussion based on empirical evidence, not the ideology of fear. Instead, we've been ignored in favor of high-powered lobbyists.