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Go Inside The New Street Art Documentary, 'Banksy Does New York'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The Director and Producers Talk About Their New Street Art Documentary. The Banksy show is about to begin again. For those who are not familiar wit...

How To Retire Overseas In 9 Simple Steps

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.05.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

It can be easy to overcomplicate the idea of retiring overseas, but, the truth is, in many ways, it's not much different than making a move within the States. In some respects, you could say it's easier. What makes it difficult is that you're working from a blank slate.

Medicine Is Not About Money, Except When It Is

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Edwin Leap, MD

We need to readjust the way we educate physicians. Young doctors need to understand money more clearly from the start (especially the $200,000 in school loans part). But they must also grasp the hypocrisy that tells them that medical businesses, like Pharma, are inherently evil.

Stars of Alaska Reality TV Show Charged With Fraudulently Applying for Alaska Permanent Fund Dividends

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

The Browns are characterized in the Discovery Channel show as "a recently discovered family that was born and raised wild." A Juneau grand jury charged six of the family members with a total of 60 counts of first-degree unsworn falsification and first- and second-degree theft, according to the documents filed Oct. 3.

Is Banksy Over?

Matthew Israel | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Could he now be considered part of art history? Or would he start to mean less to the general public and the street art community? I hope not.

States Welcome Taxpayers but Make It Hard for Them to Leave

David Seiden | Posted 10.11.2014 | New York
David Seiden

In my more than 25 years of helping individuals and businesses navigate the complexities of state and local taxes, I have found there to be one constant: States are very welcoming to new residents but make it extremely difficult for them to leave.

Injecting Facts Into Controversy

Kayla Behbahani, D.O. | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Behbahani, D.O.

The problem is, when you argue against this legislation because you think a medical school graduate's knowledge of anatomy is limited to dissecting a frog, you lose credibility and with it, you lose the argument. At least in my book.

Does Gessler Support the Election Rules Issued by His Own Office?

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Will Gessler again be asked to step up to a talk-radio microphone and explain if he still thinks, like he said before, that Colorado's new election law mandates that "you don't have to live in the district in order to be able to vote there?"

A Jump in the Sea

Sofia Maldonado | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
Sofia Maldonado

Ten artists speak one language. It is Caribbean. It is Contemporary. It is World-art. It is the voice of an emerging generation of artists that speak a universal language independently of our Caribbean heritage.

Out of Left Field

Varda Epstein | Posted 09.27.2013 | Parents
Varda Epstein

He had always coped so well. I wondered if he had struggled and didn't realize his struggles had been significant enough to note.

When the Right to Shelter Isn't Quite Right

Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York
Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD

New York City has always provided for those in need. What is in question now is how to do so in an efficient, effective, and humane way, one that is fair to both those citizens truly in need and those New Yorkers who are paying the bill.

Medical Students Face Growing Residency Shortage and Student Loan Crisis

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question I am responding to your advice to "Gail, M.D." who went to a foreign medical school, acquired $350K in debt (likely a...

I Graduated From a Foreign Medical School With $350,000 in Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went to school outside of the country and obtained the equivalent of an MD degree. Without a residency...

Domestic Squabbles: Residency Prerequisites Are Outdated and Rather Stupid

Steven Kurlander | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Throughout American history, there have been controversies about the fulfillment-and necessity of fundamental constitutional prerequisites that a candidate must meet to run for political office.

Heart and Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw Gives Illinois Granny His Guitar

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Christmas came 17 days early for Linda Kennedy. Sitting in Section 2, Row F of the $40 million Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas on December 8, the grandmother of four who lives in Rockford, Illinois, got more than a terrific show from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

It's Time to Jumpstart Quality Improvement Initiatives in Medical Training

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Where quality improvement was once a glimmering idealistic notion conjured up by a few pockets of ambitious doctors, it is fast becoming recognized as a permanent fixture in our nation's medical infrastructure.

Interview: Artist Jeremy Mende

Kalup Linzy | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

During my month long residency at Headlands Center for the Arts, I met artist Jeremy Mende. His work is one of several I began having an internal dialogue or conversation with. Check out my interview with him here.

The Past Meets The Future In Overlooked Lucknow

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 11.10.2012 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Majestic Islamic gates announce entry into another world of small lanes and decaying palaces. The Bara Imambara is an architecturally ambitious tomb of a Shiite man that incorporates a mosque and gardens.

Day 1 of Residency: Go

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

As this is the season for spanking-new physician trainees to flood hospitals around the U.S., I decided to chronicle my own very first 24 hours as a doctor so the reader can get a better insight into this annual event.

The Unrealized Dream

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 07.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

The Dream Act, of bi-partisan interest, focuses on students who were brought to the U.S. as children, some as infants, by parents who entered the U.S. without inspection or remained unlawfully after their period of lawful admission expired.

Happiness Is Underrated: Airborne Toxic Event in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

The Airborne Toxic Event has sort of a magical thing going on. You can identify with most of their songs, and on Friday, an NY crowd ranging from tweens to older men sporting port bellies surely did.

When Medical Residents Don't Get Enough Sleep

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

As a frequent flier, I wince at every story of an inattentive air traffic controller. A parallel dilemma related to the working hours of medical residents is playing out at lower altitudes.

Fatalism Is Contagious in Afghanistan

Seema Jilani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Seema Jilani

Afghanistan has the third highest under-five mortality rate in the world, with only Angola and Sierra Leone surpassing its abysmal numbers. One in five Afghan children do not reach their fifth birthday.

Homelessness Myth #7: "Oh, No! A Transient!"

Christine Schanes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Schanes

It's time to stop using the word, "transient," to refer to homeless people. How should we refer to people without homes? Just that way... we can say, "people without homes, "homeless people."

Residency and Naturalization

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Issues of residency and citizenship cannot be swept under the rug anymore. Attempts to deny citizenship on the basis of national or political exclusion should not be tolerated in the 21st century.