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Is Your Guy Ghosting You?

Debra Rogers | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

If all you're hearing is static, then it's probably time to delete his number, because he's finished. Don't be a fool; drop the ghoul. In this case, silence is golden, because you are free to strike up a conversation with a better guy.

Hall of SHAME? We Have a Winner!

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 12.22.2014 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Please vote for Chevron in the 2014 Corporate Hall of Shame today! Reposted from the Eye On The Amazon There are many corporations worthy of being c...

For Chemical Companies, Distrust Breeds Change

Michael Green | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Green

All of us together can continue to bring change to corporate America, and perhaps one day chemical companies will no longer be on the list of least trusted businesses.

Sunne's Gift's: 10 Reasons Why All Little Black Girls Should Rock Natural Hair

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

I have a four year-old and a one year-old and I can't imagine putting a relaxer in their hair because, like most kids their ages, they are busy-bodies. My mother relaxed my hair when I was four years old and my sister got her first relaxer when she was three. It really boggles my mind now.

Bakken Trains

J Henry Fair | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green
J Henry Fair

There has been an alarming rise in the incidence of train accidents in the last two years involving the derailment of tanker cars carrying crude oil, spilling large volumes of toxic crude oil into waterways.

Who's Bribin' Who?

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Do people give people backpacks full of cold hard cash in exchange for legal testimony? People do. Chevron should know. They did exactly that.

A Small Victory in the 'War on Coal'

Steven Cohen | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

Of greater danger than any real or imagined war on coal is the war on environmental regulation that the extremists in Congress and on the lunatic right are pushing. Environmental law and regulation is as fundamental to our health as traffic lights are to safety on the roads.

Republic Nuclear Dump Fire Threatens Investors, Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Since 2010, a landfill fire has been moving toward 8,700 tons of unlined illegally dumped radioactive waste in Bridgeton, Missouri. The site is in the middle of working-class neighborhoods, right next to the Saint Louis airport, and near a hospital, schools and a great number of businesses.

Social Media and Divorce -- a Toxic Combination

Corri D. Fetman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Divorce
Corri D. Fetman

Whether you are just beginning to toy with the idea of serving your spouse divorce papers or you are already deep in the throes of the litigation proc...

West Virginia Suffers the Impact of Our Toxic Technology

Steven Cohen | Posted 03.15.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

Air and water quality must be protected by the government. There is no alternative to government policy, regulation and enforcement. The freedom to pursue economic gain cannot be allowed to threaten the drinking water of 300,000 people.

Reducing the Toxicity of Modern Technology

Steven Cohen | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

It may seem odd for me to believe that the solution for many of the environmental problems brought on by modern technology will be found in the development of even more modern technology. Why? Because political change tends to be slow and difficult.

12 Easy Resolutions for a Healthier Home

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Don't microwave food in plastic -- transfer it to glass or dishware instead, where it's also safe for storage. If you have to use plastic, look for those labeled "BPA-free," and always let food cool before you store in plastic.

China Can Clean Its Air

Steven Cohen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

National sovereignty shows no signs of fading away, but a form of global citizenship seems to be growing alongside it. This global citizenship makes us want to help China solve its air pollution problems.

Conversational Intelligence™ : Fear of Exclusion

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 10.27.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Leaders create cultures where all team members can contribute their talents and potential. Potential is often invisible -- yet to be discovered. It's born out of the healthy interactions of one person with another.

5 Women You NEVER Want to Become

Zondra Hughes | Posted 08.10.2013 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

You're in dating hell when you lose yourself, play yourself, bankrupt yourself and sacrifice yourself for someone who couldn't care less. Here, then are five character types to avoid.

The Best Car Seat For Your Baby, Inside and Out

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Parents are realizing that just keeping their children safe in a crash isn't the end-all, be-all of car seats. We also need to think about the long-term implications of exposing our kids to the toxic chemicals the seats can be made with.

3 Tips to Check Toxic Toys Off Your List

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

You're making your list and checking it twice, but do you know what's in the toys you're stuffing in those stockings?

Bread Dough Toxicosis

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

There are two concerns for a dog that has eaten bread dough. One, there's a large mass of dough in the stomach that is continuing to rise. Two, the warm environment of the stomach promotes ongoing fermentation of the alcohol in the dough, which can result in ethanol toxicosis.

'Breasts': An Interview With Author Florence Williams

Molly Rauch | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Molly Rauch

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I sat down recently with Florence Williams, author of the book, BREASTS: A Natural and Unnatural History, to talk about breast health and what's really in our breast milk.

Want a Side of Infertility With Those Eggs?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

We all do it. The minute after we decide to move out to a home of our own, we're tapping away at a registry imagining creating the perfect meal in the perfect kitchen outfitted with the perfect pots and pans.

'Underwater,' 'Systemic Risk' Added To Dictionary

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Business

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Popular phrases such as "man cave," "bucket list" and "game changer" are among the new entries in the 2012 update of Merriam-Webs...

Big Wins at Rio+20's: A Platform, Partnerships and Business Opportunities to Stop Plastic Pollution

Leila Monroe | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Leila Monroe

What do mushrooms, tires and soda bottles have in common? They are all being used, recycled or even upcycled through innovative programs that prevent waste from entering the environment.

Can Governor Brown Snuff Out Flame Retardants?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

I never thought much about where we spend most of our leisure time -- in bed or on the couch -- until I started learning the frightening truth about dangerously toxic flame retardants.

At Rio's Giant Trash Dump, Protecting People and Oceans Alike

Leila Monroe | Posted 08.17.2012 | Green
Leila Monroe

Around the dump, impoverished Brazilians live, work and play in the discards of consumerism. Toxic chemicals, fetid liquid, and a river of plastic trash all pollute the salt water around the mangroves, which eventually runs out to the sea.

Soul-Talk: Let Go Of Toxicity And Restore Balance To Your Life

Russell Bishop | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

After sharing with Chan Luu the work we are doing to create our GPS for the Soul app and go-to-guide for getting back on course when stress overtakes us, I asked her to share how she manages to keep herself in balance.