“Germ” based fear leaves racism, sexism, and homophobia in its wake.
Big Federal health initiatives like the CDC, the NIH and yes, Obamacare will protect the US population from the Ebola outbreak.
Thomas Fiffer reverses the genders in an article about abuse written for women to expose the euphemisms we use when women abuse men.
Deadly Ebola must be combated with western resources devoted to education, prevention, care, quarantine and development of a vaccine and cure
Top patient-safety experts call on Congress to step in and, among other steps, give the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wider responsibility for measuring medical mistakes.
Are we really free as a society when our right “to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”? When Is Enough, Enough?!
Stuart Glascock was startled to discover the incredible prevalence of rape, and found a book that put it all into perspective for him.
Wilhelm Cortez on a few ways we marginalize others, and the devastating impact this can have on individuals and societies.
A new study shows she isn’t the only one who needs to plan ahead, for the sake of future kids, men’s health matters too.
Sure, there are going to be some women who dismiss you immediately because of your size. But it’s actually a handy way to know who the jerks are right up front.
David Stanley suggests that if Congress considers its private gym essential during the shutdown, the American people should make sure our representatives make good use of it.
Female-on-male sexual aggression isn’t something people take seriously, but the startling facts show that it’s far more prevalent than anyone wants to believe.
The CDC estimates that 39% of all high school students have had some alcohol in the past month and that 22% of them binge drank in the last month.
Emergency room and inpatient procedures related to firearm injuries cost $629 million in 2010 alone.
Research has shown that there are links between bullying and suicide, and because of those links the CDC now considers bullying a public health problem.
Time and experience has helped Danny Baker understand what it takes for a person to recover from depression.
Being an introvert need not relegate you to a life of solitude. A vibrant social life that fits your personality and honors your brain chemistry is well within reach. These are the rules Tyler Tervooren follows, and they keep this sensitive introvert healthy, happy, and well-connected with his friends and community.
Eckerd College’s student body just got a reality check in the form of a very patronizing email from its president.
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Appreciating what we have, going for what we want and enjoying the journey there, is the recipe for a happy life.
In the wake of yet another (and another, and another) police killing of a Black citizen, Aja Barber refuses to take her privileges for granted.
Thomas Fiffer reveals seven truths about life after an abusive relationship that stay mostly in the shadows.
In the middle of heartache and rage, Billy Flood found unexpected hope and enthusiasm in the form of a blond-haired fellow protester.
Brynn Tannehill speaks about some of the roots of anti-transgender violence, and steps we can take to end it.
John McElhenney just trashed his online dating profiles, so he can find his real match in the real world.
Rion Amilcar Scott details recent acts of police brutality and the wounds they leave behind.
David Shectman allows us to see a small, beautiful moment between him and his daughter, and shows us what gratitude is all about.
David Ryan Polgar, on finding the sweet spot of connection this Thanksgiving.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).