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?
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.
Ever wondered what’s in your shampoo, anyway? Annie Leonard explores the toxins in our bathrooms, and what to do about them.
New Zealand’s health care system still allows for happy endings. But what about the U.S.?
The Rev. Wendy L. Bell reviews Kathleen Dean Moore latest book. Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature
A new book uncovers the best reasons yet for unconditional school food reform.
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.
Community clinics and health centers are a key source of health care for the poor. What will happen to them now that a version of health care reform has passed?
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution campaign passionately calls for Americans to think about their relationship with food. By being food smart, he is convinced we and our children will live longer.
One health clinic in Port-Au-Prince is using art, education, and community to help its patients heal. What can international aid agencies learn from their model?
After 28 years as a primary care physician in the U.S., Dr. Ken Fabert traveled to New Zealand to see what patients and doctors think of their single-payer system.
The journey through Holy Week is a journey “out of Egypt,” because it frees us from the practices and stereotypes that keep us from moving toward a more positive future. But we are never completely free until we work together for loving community and just practices.
In medicine, it's a time-honored tactic to obtain a second opinion if the diagnosis is unclear or if the therapy isn't working. Physician Ken Fabert went to New Zealand to experience another possible way of providing health care to America's uninsured.
New research shows that, among developed countries, the healthiest and happiest aren't those with the highest incomes but those with the most equality. Epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson discusses why.
Mystified by all the labels? How to buy humane eggs and meat.