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How Queen Victoria Spared You the Agony

Todd Buchholz | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Todd Buchholz

Whenever someone tells you that the modern economy makes people miserable and that people felt just as happy generations ago, ask the following questi...

The War Against Health Inequity

Jennifer Kamara | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Jennifer Kamara

I have seen, first-hand the potential that is unleashed in an individual with a renewed sense of health and hope.

Berwick Report Emphasizes Learning, Empathy; Not Punishment

Helen Riess, M.D. | Posted 10.15.2013 | Science
Helen Riess, M.D.

What happened at Mid Staffordshire Hospital was almost the perfect storm. Combine an absence of leadership and an over-focus on cost-cutting, and to that add discouraged staff, and you have all the ingredients for disaster.

Ancient Mummy Comes Out Of Its Coffin

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 08.07.2013 | Science

BOSTON — A 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy named Padihershef came out of his coffin Friday to go to the hospital. Well, actually, he had already ...

Boston Nurses Tell Of Bloody Marathon Aftermath

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 06.21.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — The screams and cries of bloody marathon bombing victims still haunt the nurses who treated them one week ago. They did their jobs as t...

Athletes Run For Boston Throughout Maryland

The Baltimore Sun | Dan Rodricks | Posted 06.21.2013 | DC

Sixty-six runners dashed, jogged and walked through the streets of Annapolis on Saturday to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and raise...

Michael McLaughlin

False Hope, Misinformation In Marathon Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- False hope that a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings had been arrested dominated news reports for much of Wednesday, two days after exp...

The Brains That Bind Us

Marian Salzman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Marian Salzman

Although two of the greatest attributes of our country might be our competitive spirit and our defense of our values and freedoms, one can't help but wonder at what price. Brains are the tie that binds us, but are we really coming undone? Think about it.

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

David Herzog, M.D., Founder Of Harris Center For Eating Disorder Research, Talks Fashion Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Women

David Herzog, M.D., founded the Harris Center for Education and Advocacy in Eating Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital in the early 1990s. On ...

Why 3 Hospitals Didn't Hurt My Wife (And What That Means)

Michael L. Millenson | Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael L. Millenson

Our experience showed that "doing the right thing" -- appropriate care -- and "doing the right thing right" --- safe and effective care - can become the norm at rural, suburban and big urban teaching hospitals alike.

Meditation: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

The old phrase, "Biology is destiny," will have to be seriously re-examined. A good replacement would be "Consciousness is destiny," which is the guiding reason that meditation arose in the first place.

Headstrong, Part II: The Creative Process

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marian Salzman

I wrote in my last post about my life-changing experience of being diagnosed with a brain tumor and having a craniotomy three years ago to remove it. ...

Headstrong, Part I: My World Turned Upside Down

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

A little over three years ago, I was flying high. I was chief marketing officer at the ad agency JWT Worldwide. I'd been credited with popularizing th...