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Too Sexy For My Shirt

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 07.29.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

I am not a member of the Mile High Club, but I once made a crash-landing because I was making out with the man who was supposed to be manning the controls -- not man-handling the passenger.

The 'Very Sluggish' Housing Market Recovery

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Business

(Adds details, market reaction, quote) NEW YORK, May 29 (Reuters) - U.S. single-family home prices edged higher in March, the second m...

How Well Will I Get?

Dr. David Herzog | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Herzog

Even adults who have struggled with anorexia nervosa for years can get better -- but do they ever recover completely?

Never Fear, the New DSM Won't 'Create More Addicts'

Deni Carise | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Deni Carise

The new DSM will not cause more people to be diagnosed with addiction. Instead, more people who may not yet be addicted (but whose substance use is nonetheless unhealthy) will be able to access very inexpensive but proven effective treatment earlier and more easily.

How to Pick Up The Pieces Of Your Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Every so often, whether it's after a long hard spate of work, finishing a big project, ending a relationship or recovering from a crisis (big or small...

Life After Death (Almost): An Inspiring Story of Recovery

Kaylee Scottaline | Posted 07.11.2012 | Denver
Kaylee Scottaline

Last year, Rachael Popejoy, now 28, bought her first house and a new car. While these might not seem like extraordinary accomplishments, it was only five years ago that doctors told Rachael's family she wouldn't survive the weekend.

Gold Prices Hit Lowest Level Of The Year

AP | SANDY SHORE | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

-- Gold prices hit the lowest level of the year Wednesday as uncertainty about Europe's political and economic future dominated world financial marke...

Why 'Jewish Guilt' Is A Paradox

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 07.07.2012 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

So there you have it. For years we've been hearing about "Jewish guilt," and guilt is not even a Jewish concept!

Lady Gaga, Naso-Gastric Tubes, and My Commitment

Shannon Cutts | Posted 06.30.2012 | Celebrity
Shannon Cutts

I have tried so hard to keep quiet in the recent spate of news headlines targeting the use of feeding tubes for pre-wedding diets, Lady Gaga's controv...

Is Productivity Growth a Different Animal in Times of Slack Resource Utilization?

Evan Soltas | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Evan Soltas

We are moving into the medium-run period of recovery from recession, and the path of productivity during this recession is visibly different from the past.

Selective Amnesia and the Rogue Elephant

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Surely, since according to the far right Obama was to blame for the declining economy prior to taking office, he must also then be credited with the growing economy. No amount of twisted logic and ideological contortion can get around that conundrum.

Finding the Right Balance to Adjusting Public Spending

Carlo Cottarelli | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business
Carlo Cottarelli

When it comes to adjusting public spending, getting the balance right is important. Fiscal adjustment is taking place in economies around the world, but risks remain high.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Philippe Falardeau on Monsieur Lazhar

Dan Persons | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Philippe Falardeau's Monsieur Lazhar finds finely-shaded drama in a venue that has defeated many a filmmaker: a classroom full of children.

8 Reasons to Love Bars

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

When you're at a bar, people don't want to hear that you're doing "great." They want to hear a story.

What Is This Thing Called... Escape Velocity?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

A number of economists, myself included, have been talking for awhile about the underlying strength of the recovery in terms of "escape velocity." The idea we're trying to convey is a virtuous cycle of growth begetting jobs, which in turn generates incomes, which supports more growth, etc. So how would we know if we've achieved escape velocity? The first and one of most important things to look at is housing. True, it was a home price bubble that got us into this uniquely deep mess, but it's also the case that housing, goosed by low interest rates, is a traditional escape route from recession.

World's Largest Maker Of Construction Machinery Mounts Quick Recovery

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business

* Company expands quickly to meet demand * Dealers, buyers cite shortages of machines * Risks from fragile recovery, Asi...

Recovery No Help For Many Laid-Off Government Employees

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2012 | Business

By Lisa Lambert April 8 (Reuters) - Since 2009, the city of Chesapeake, tucked up against the Great Dismal Swamp in southern Virginia,...

The 3 Most Important Things To Do Post-Split

David Wygant | Posted 05.28.2012 | Divorce
David Wygant

So you just went through a divorce. You look around the house and everything is different. Your partner's stuff is gone. You feel relieved, and yet, at times, still sad.

My Story: My Battle With Addiction

Posted 03.26.2012 | Women

Katie Campisano | The Daily Muse Hi, my name is Katie and I'm an alcoholic and addict. You have to seriously excuse the way I just introduced m...

Setting the Record Straight: Responding to the Prescripti​on Drug Abuse Epidemic

R. Gil Kerlikowske | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
R. Gil Kerlikowske

The Obama administration has adopted a mainstream approach to the drug problem, employing a balance of public health and safety approaches to reduce drug use and its consequences. All of these policies are grounded in science and research -- not politics or ideology.

How To Make Government Smaller

Jim Worth | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

The Republican myth of smaller government is nothing but a hypocritical talking point.

Hats Off to Sober St. Patrick's Day

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 05.18.2012 | New York
Dr. Tian Dayton

Few events deliver more than they promise, but yesterday's "Sober St. Patrick's Day" was a rich and vibrant celebration of Irish flair, creativity and...

Soul-Talk: You Don't Have To Be An Addict To Recover

Russell Bishop | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

While the distinction between addict and addictive behavior may seem like splitting hairs, successful recovery may in fact lie in a seemingly-small distinction.

Arthur Delaney

When Will Things Get Better For Older Workers Who've Lost Their Jobs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.09.2012 | Business

Tom Magnone of Liberty Township, Ohio, has kept a precise record of his search for work since he lost his information technology position in 2009. An ...

German Automaker Sees Record Profit

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

FRANKFURT, Germany -- A sharp jump in sales of its luxury cars and sport utility vehicles in China helped German automaker BMW AG increase net profit ...