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Sleep and Mood Disorders

Krystal Reddick | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Krystal Reddick

Safeguard your sleep. It influences so much of your day-to-day functioning. For instance, if I don't sleep, I can potentially become manic or depressed. I am very protective of my sleep. You should be too.

#YesAllWomen Includes Mothers Of Children With Mental Illness

Liza Long | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Liza Long

As a single mother of a son with mental illness and former Mormon, I know a thing or two about misogyny. But I would respectfully suggest that hatred of women has very little to do with what happened in Santa Barbara.

Being Completely Normal Living With a Mental Illness

Paul Heroux | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Heroux

No one deserves to live with the stigma associated with a mental illness. The important thing that we need to do as a society is be more compassionate, more informed, more caring and more supportive of those with mental illness.

Huffington Post Exclusive Music World Premiere: On The Twentieth Anniversary Of Nevermind, SPIN Curates A Tribute Album (Audio)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

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A Chemist Explains Why Gold Prices Have Been Soaring

NPR | Jacob Goldstein and David Kestenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The periodic table lists 118 different chemical elements. And yet, for thousands of years, humans have really, really liked one of them in particular...

PHOTOS: Black Opals, Painite, Lithium and 6 More Of The Most Valuable Minerals In The World

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From rubies to painite, coltan to diamonds, nature produces incredible minerals. Whether they are made into dazzling baubles or used in rechargeable b...

Con Games: If I Only Had A Brain At Aspen Ideas Fest

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

(ASPEN, COLORADO) Somebody, somewhere and some time, came up with the idea of The Internet, and then somebody else--Sir Tim to you--came up with the i...

Endgame in Afghanistan

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

The goal in Afghanistan has never been to win. There was never anything to win in the first place. The objective has been, from the start, acquisition of that nation's resources.

Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggarman, Thief

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Mills

When the multi-nationals barge into Afghanistan with their massive earth-moving equipment and begin to scrape the wealth out of the stony Afghan mountains, expect the worst.

Afghanistan: It Actually Gets Worse

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Wolff

Karzai's game is obviously changed. Where before he was a two-bit drug-lord middleman, the US some months ago informs him he's potentially one of the richest men in the world.

Does the $1 Trillion Key to Winning the Afghan War Lie Under the Sand?

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sedaei

A small group of Pentagon and USAID officials and American geologists may have found the biggest single solution to permanently transforming Afghanistan's economy and winning the struggle against Taliban.

China in Afghanistan

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Fresh Talking Point: Poor Afghanistan, They're Rich!

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

The Afghan minerals report isn't some everyday propaganda trying pitifully to sell a trillion dollar debt-war to a nation of unemployed. This is a very specific talking point explicitly targeting the foreign policy community

Experts: Lithium Doesn't Slow Lou Gehrig's Disease

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Lithium doesn't help patients with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, contrary to previous study results, new research says. Results from a...

Beyond Fluoride: Pharmaceuticals, Drinking Water and the Public Health

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

If we are willing to ingest fluoride to prevent tooth decay, surely we can tolerate a trace of lithium to prevent suicides.

Multinationals Going Shopping For Lithium Below Bolivia's Salt Desert

The Guardian | Rory Carroll and Andres Schipani in Salar De Uyuni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stand in the middle of Salar de Uyuni, the world's greatest salt desert, and the first word that springs to mind is ­nothing. As far as the eye can s...

Bolivia's Lithium Could Transform Economy In Greener World (VIDEO)

Worldfocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Bolivia controls nearly half of the world's reserves of lithium, a metal crucial for electric cars and other alternative energy technologies. But w...

A New Day in South America

Eyck Freymann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eyck Freymann

Evo Morales' charisma and resonant populist message have revolutionary potential throughout the South American continent. The question is only whether he will be thwarted by foreign governments and corporations.

More Natural Resource Conflicts To Come (AUDIO)

WorldFocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Competition for natural resoures often lies at the heart of human conflict, from oil and water in the Middle East to contested coltan in the Democ...

In Bolivia, Lithium Is A Tightly Controlled Commodity

Nytimes.com | SIMON ROMERO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UYUNI, Bolivia -- In the rush to build the next generation of hybrid or electric cars, a sobering fact confronts both automakers and governments seeki...