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Health & Healing

Healing a broken system.

Better Eating Through Mindfulness Better Eating Through Mindfulness
by Jill Suttie
How can increasing your awareness of tasting, craving, and satisfaction be a tool for healthier eating? Here’s what psychologists have to say.
How Cities Can Get Drivers Biking How Cities Can Get Drivers Biking
by Jay Walljasper
How can planners attract the 60 percent of Americans who say they would bike more if they felt more secure? The answer could be cheap and simple.
How Does Inequality Define the Health of a Nation? How Does Inequality Define the Health of a Nation?
Richard Wilkinson discusses inequality and the effects it can have on a country’s citizens.
How to Fix Health Care Without the Mandate How to Fix Health Care Without the Mandate
by Sarah van Gelder
Why truly affordable care means single-payer.
How to Cover Everyone: Vermont’s Single-Payer Success How to Cover Everyone: Vermont’s Single-Payer Success
by Amy Gluckman
The state’s progressive health care model has already bolstered campaigns in more than 20 other places.
5 Acts of Creative Disruption 5 Acts of Creative Disruption
by Ayla Harbin, Christa Hillstrom
Video: From mic checks in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to flash mobs at Target, expressing dissent has never been more colorful.
Deb Richter: A Cure for Broken Health Care Deb Richter: A Cure for Broken Health Care
by Daniel Fireside
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Meet the doctor who uprooted her life to bring universal health care to Vermont.
Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s
by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg
My son was not like other kids. But he taught me to drop my expectations about what life and parenting are all about.
6 Recipes for Winter Wellness 6 Recipes for Winter Wellness
by Jennifer Kaye, Kate Malongowski
Fight seasonal maladies the natural way.
Ai-jen Poo: Organizing Labor—With Love Ai-jen Poo: Organizing Labor—With Love
by Mark Engler
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Battling for those on the economic bottom rung—domestic workers.
The Barefoot Artist The Barefoot Artist
A new film explores Lily Yeh's inner journey to do for herself what her art has helped do for many communities throughout the world.
Montana Looks North for Health Care That Works Montana Looks North for Health Care That Works
by Rebecca Leisher
To create universal care, Governor Brian Schweitzer is taking a hint from Saskatchewan—where the people live longer and it costs less, too.
Birth Matters: A Midwife's Manifesta Birth Matters: A Midwife's Manifesta
by Susan Smartt Cook
Review: Ina May Gaskin, the mother of modern midwifery, calls for a return to woman-centered birth culture in her new book.
Tamar Blogs on No Impact Week Tamar Blogs on No Impact Week
by Tamar Samir
No Impact Eco-leader and yoga instructor Tamar has tried the experiment five times already, but she still learns a lot from her fellow participants.
Paid Sick Leave for All Paid Sick Leave for All
by Rebecca Leisher
Nearly 40 percent of all U.S. private sector workers get no paid sick days—but Connecticut is leading the way to change that.
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