Student-led organizations are bringing mental illness into the light to lower the suicide rates of young people.
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The lead singer for Lavender Country, the first openly gay country band, shares the touching advice he received from his father.
In her directorial debut, Afia Nathaniel brings the reality of Pakistan's child bride crisis to American audiences.
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.
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.
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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.