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Suburbia's Disastrously High Unemployment Rate

The New Republic | Emily Garr | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

In the three years since the recession began the number of unemployed in the nation increased by 90 percent, or 6.6 million people. As our latest geog...

As CEO Pay Soars, Many New Jobs Fail To Provide A Living Wage

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

Despite a falling unemployment rate and encouraging signs of a healing economy, a new report suggests America is not adding the right kind of jobs. ...

A Buddhist Approach To Recovery: Turning It Over

Kevin Griffin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Kevin Griffin

If we are to get and stay sober, we need to live less from the lower and more from the higher self. Turning our will and our lives over is the way we do this.

Elizabeth Taylor Found Being of Service Her Drug of Choice

Dr. Howard Samuels | Posted 05.27.2011 | Home
Dr. Howard Samuels

Elizabeth Taylor's disregard for public opinion when it came to her personal life served her well as she let everyone know that even the biggest movie star in the world could survive addiction, one day at a time, just like you and me.

Tips For Avoiding Winter Falls

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

With more than half the country currently in a deep freeze, head, back, neck and limb injuries from slipping on an ice patch or from winter sports such as skiing, skating, or sledding are commonplace.

What We Are Doing With Funds Collected for Japan

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

We now have an enormous responsibility to the people of Japan and to the donors trusting us to allocate the more than $1.3 million collected in GlobalGiving's Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.

Responding To Tragedy, Restoring The World

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

When you are in recovery the world slows down and life outside that bubble ceases to exist let alone make sense. Helplessness threatens to wash over you every day and carry you out to the island of victimhood.

Why We Don't Need A 'Men's Movement' To Be Good Men

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

There are plenty of ways the law (particularly family law) and popular culture, as represented by the media, have limited men. But we have no one to blame but ourselves. We made the laws. We control the media. Our popular culture has dumbed down men to sex- and sports-crazed idiots, with very little space for the nuanced truth of how hard it is to try to be a good dad and a good husband and breadwinner

Credit Card Debt Is Falling, But Only Because Of Defaults, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Credit card debt fell last year only because of consumer defaults and bank write-offs, a new study argues. In 2010, U.S. credit card debt dropped ...

Hollywood: Stop the Deadly Spin

Dr. Howard Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Dr. Howard Samuels

Actor Corey Haim lost his long battle with drugs and alcohol, and now he's dead at 38. The world has watched the progression of his disease for a decade.

What We Can Do Now For Japan

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

I urge the donating public to take it slowly and deliberately. Better to carefully sort through relief agencies' descriptions of what they plan to do over the next month to two years in Japan to help it recover.

WATCH: Don't Read Into PIMCO's Debt Dump

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

News of the world's biggest bond fund dumping U.S. government debt sparked fears on Wednesday that investors may have little faith in the recovery. ...

Charlie Sheen: Not Emotionally Sober

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Physical sobriety can take around 72 hours to achieve. Emotional sobriety, or learning to balance feeling states, thinking and behavior, takes a lot longer.

Explaining Charlie Sheen

Mark Olmsted | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Olmsted

I was no sitcom star, nor was I wealthy or famous. But I was well-educated, talented, loved by family and friends. Despite these blessings, I could not stop using crystal meth.

Economists Warn of 'Irrational Fears' of the Deficit and Stymied Recovery

James K. Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James K. Galbraith

Economists for Peace and Security has issued the following statement on current budget debates, pointing out that the entire premise is false and that...

So... Am I An Alcoholic?

Limari Colon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Limari Colon

Alcoholics Anonymous, the largest 12-step program in the world, states alcoholism is a disease. They consider it a dual problem: a physical allergy and a mental obsession.

It's Time To Talk About It: Everyone Can Do... Just One Thing

Jenni Schaefer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenni Schaefer

Eating disorders come in all shapes and sizes. They don't discriminate by size, weight, ethnicity, gender, culture, age, or anything else.

What We Can Learn From Central Banks About Managing Our Wealth

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

These trade wars are turning into foreign exchange market turbulence. So what are these so-called "currency wars"? And what can we learn from them?

Oil: Mucking Up the Recovery

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Worth

Why is the government subsidizing an industry that is making record profits? How long can hard-working Americans tolerate the manipulation of the commodities their survival is reliant on?

'Troops Need You' Keeps Wounded Service Members On Path To Recovery

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When a former CIA operative tried to offer financial help to recovering troops, and bureaucracy got in the way, he did as he was taught: "I ended up u...

What is an ACOA

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

In 1980, when the term adult child of alcoholic, ACOA was coined, ACOAs literally came out of the woodwork, testifying in droves to confusion, resentm...

Researchers Say:Adults Need to Play More!

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Almost every species of animal engages in some form of play. Play helps all species, animal and human alike, to learn the adaptive behaviors that incr...

Educating Yourself About Your Loved One's Addiction

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

I recommend to clients that they educate themselves about substance abuse to discover as much as they can on a personal level. We all know knowledge is power.

PBS' 'This Emotional Life': When It Comes To Eating Disorder Recovery, Avoid The Endless 'Whys'

Troy Roness | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Troy Roness

To have a disease that is invisible to the outside world, yet almost completely deafening on the inside is extremely challenging. But to have insight to one's own personal strength is eternally rewarding.

Another Big Kiss for Big Business? Volcker out, Immelt in

Lynn Parramore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lynn Parramore

Today, President Obama welcomes Jeffrey Immelt to his White House inner circle as chair of a newly created jobs council after saying good-bye to econo...