Los Angeles-based mortician Caitlin Doughty talks about America’s tendency to keep dead bodies out of sight, and how that may be bad for our families and communities.
Walking might just be the easiest way to get in daily exercise. Here are a few ways to make the practice even easier.
U.S. Hispanics who pass down a tradition of food, family, and healing are healthier. But can they sustain that as generations become more assimilated?
A Louisiana university helps solve the national shortage of black doctors, Uber drivers are left with car payments after a raise in fees, and Mother Jones explores whether mammograms do more harm than good.
In this video, The Atlantic asked a group of experts what we can do to be happier. Turns out our obsession with happiness might actually be hurting us.
A California tribe fights bottled water; an Argentinian province dedicates 1 percent of civil service jobs to transgender workers; and Brazil's Supreme Court delivers a blow to corporate politics.
New landmark report announces national campaign to encourage Americans to walk more, by making communities safer and more accessible.
“Nobody knows what the hell they’re doing,” and other tips from people older than you.
New Orleans sees a wave of grassroots activism after Katrina, D.C. stops a major utility merger, and a food writer lays out the superpowers of breast milk.
University of Montana professor George Price on permaculture, race, and how he's standing up to tar sands extraction.
Despite a deck stacked against women and people of color, the voters rewarded both.
The Fear Project uses art to visually interpret the parts of life that scare us the most, normalizing fear as a part of ourselves.