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Health & Healing

Healing a broken system.

A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way
by Jason Marsh
A new study offers the strongest evidence to date that meditation can change the structure of your brain.
A Better Approach to Health Care A Better Approach to Health Care
by Margaret Flowers, MD
As the current health law comes under attack and our national deficit continues to grow, single-payer plans are gaining more and more interest.
Just the Facts: Should We Eat Animals? Just the Facts: Should We Eat Animals?
by Alyssa B. Johnson
We can feed the world and still eat meat—but only a little bit.
Farmer Joel Salatin: Why Changing the Food System is Up to You Farmer Joel Salatin: Why Changing the Food System is Up to You
YES! interviewed foodie farmer Joel Salatin for Can Animals Save Us?, the Spring 2011 issue. Listen to audio clips here.
YES! But How? Nit Picking YES! But How? Nit Picking
by Tiffany Ran
Is there a natural way to treat head lice?
YES! But How? Flake Off YES! But How? Flake Off
by Alyssa B. Johnson
How do I get rid of dandruff without chemicals?
Returning Grandpa’s Love Returning Grandpa’s Love
by Kristy Leissle
A family economy that doesn't outsource care—at either end of life.
Hands-on Research: The Science of Touch Hands-on Research: The Science of Touch
by Dacher Keltner
How everyday forms of touch can bring us emotional balance and better health.
The Road to Real Health The Road to Real Health
by John de Graaf
Health care's just part of the picture. Five policies that would be good for our health, happiness, and wallets.
Life After Bullies Life After Bullies
by Alexandria Abdallah
Video: How the "It Gets Better" movement is giving fresh hope to LGBT teens.
Film Trailer: Living Downstream Film Trailer: Living Downstream
A documentary that follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, as she explores the seemingly unnatural causes of cancer.
4 Ways to Regain Control of Your Food 4 Ways to Regain Control of Your Food
by Phil Howard
In our increasingly consolidated food industry, the origins of what we eat are often hidden. How can you find out where your food is coming from?
People We Love :: Chef Ann Cooper People We Love :: Chef Ann Cooper
by Tiffany Ran
Fighting for healthy school lunches
“In the Face of This Truth” “In the Face of This Truth”
by Robert Jensen
It’s time to talk honestly about collapse–no matter how others may respond.
Quality Over Quantity: Local Food & the Obesity Epidemic Quality Over Quantity: Local Food & the Obesity Epidemic
by Vicki Robin
When we sacrifice good food to have lots of food, it's a double loss. Can we use this time of thinner wallets to examine the volume of food we run through our bodies?
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