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Health & Healing

Healing a broken system.

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?
A Month Without Monsanto A Month Without Monsanto
by April Dávila
April Dávila wondered what it would take to cut the GMO giant out of her family’s life. She found that it was far more entrenched than she’d ever realized.
The Story of Cosmetics The Story of Cosmetics
What's in your shampoo, anyway? Annie Leonard explores the toxins in our bathrooms, and what to do about them.
Health Care Happy Endings Health Care Happy Endings
by Dr. Ken Fabert
New Zealand's health care system still allows for happy endings. But what about the U.S.?
Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature
by Rev. Wendy L. Bell
The Rev. Wendy L. Bell reviews Kathleen Dean Moore latest book.
The School Lunch Revolution The School Lunch Revolution
by Mark Winne
A new book uncovers the best reasons yet for unconditional school food reform.
Health Care Economics 101 Health Care Economics 101
by Ken Fabert
When it comes to health care, everyone can't have everything right away. But we can make smarter choices that don't leave anyone out in the cold.
New Challenges for Community Clinics New Challenges for Community Clinics
by Tom David, Jane Elizabeth Stafford
Now that a version of health care reform has passed, what will happen to the institutions that have helped the poor and uninsured cope: community clinics and health centers?
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