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The New Solution That Can Save Millions From 'Hidden Hunger' Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact

Experts assert that the international hidden hunger epidemic has not been adequately adressed by policymakers and health care leaders. Until now. ...

Lynne Peeples

Firefighter Cancer Tied To Ground Zero Exposure

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

Firefighters who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, selflessly exposing themselves to the toxic dust that clouded Ground Zero, were 19 percent m...

NYT Exploits Own Iraq Death Toll Denial to Trash Venezuela

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The NYT has exacerbated the harm of its denial about the Iraqi death toll by using its own failure to accurately report the death toll in Iraq as a benchmark for comparison to other human tragedies.

Richard Horton Waffles on Lancet's Wakefield Retraction

Sally Beck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sally Beck

Richard Horton's response to the retracted Wakefield study is in stark contrast to comments he made earlier in an interview with me for The Observer newspaper in 2006.

Male Circumcision and the HIV/AIDS Myth

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ali A. Rizvi

The best way to prevent HIV and other STIs -- whether you're circumcised, uncircumcised, gay, straight, male or female -- is through education and condom use.

UN Aid Programs Have Cost $22B Yet Little Proof They Work, Studies Say

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — In the last two decades, the world has spent more than $196 billion trying to save people from death and disease in poor countries. Bu...

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Clean Energy, Public Health, and Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Climate change has been called "the biggest global health threat of the 21st century." The clean energy bill that is moving through the House right now is just what the doctor ordered.

Pentagon Challenge: Ask Iraqis How Many Have Died

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Not only should Congress require the Pentagon to ask these questions, but Congress should require the Pentagon to use the data so gathered to create estimates of Iraqi deaths since 2003.