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Instead of funding our parks, the government will now auction off naming rights to the highest corporate bidders.
July 4, 2016
Say It, Don’t Spray It
How do we shift the discourse? How can neighbors learn to have reasonable—and honest—discussions about hot-button food issues?
May 16, 2016
What’s ‘Processed’ Food?
It can be hard to know where to draw the line, but Peeps are definitely past it.
Food & Dining
April 12, 2016
It's time to ditch nonstick cookware—and then reform our laws.
March 21, 2016
Eating in the Dark
I’m sick of writing about labeling genetically engineered foods because there’s really one thing to say, and I’ve ...
March 20, 2016
It’s Not All in Your Head
We often hear about public health crises related to poor diet, lack of exercise, and smoking. But what ...
February 7, 2016
A Healthy Way to Build Communities
Local gardens bring people together who might never become acquainted.
January 20, 2016
When Life Makes Resolutions for You
Last year, I didn’t make any New Year’s resolutions. But it appears that life made them for me.
December 30, 2015
What’s the End Game
There’s a point at which the quest for more money is no longer worthwhile.
August 5, 2015
The Lobbyists at Your Dinner Party
Remember the old food pyramid? Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government’s official dietary ...
March 3, 2015
The Season for Mindless Consumerism
'Tis the season for mindless consumerism.I love giving gifts when they're from the heart. But I hate giving ...
December 18, 2014
Hooked on Apples
When it comes to solving big problems, I believe in reaching for the low-hanging fruit first. What's the ...
Fitness & Nutrition
October 13, 2014
Shortchanging Our National Treasures
Fabulous vacations don’t come cheap. Hotels often run at least $100 a night, if not higher. Add in ...
July 22, 2014
Brazil’s Green-Washed World Cup
Naturally, the World Cup is drawing attention to Brazil, the host nation and the tournament’s leading contender. But ...
June 30, 2014
Free to Eat Whatever You Want
My neighbor just left to spend the entire summer in Europe. He’s the guy with a highly restrictive ...
June 22, 2014
China Trades Up in Latin America
In the past 15 years, China has gone from being a relatively insignificant economic partner in Latin America ...
June 3, 2014
The Great American Chemistry Experiment
There are more than 1,000 chemicals known to be toxic to the brains of animals in lab experiments. ...
March 29, 2014
US Expels 2 Cuban Diplomats, Citing ‘Influence Operations’
The Associated Press
Iran’s Foreign Minister Threatens ‘All-Out War’ in Case of US or Saudi Attack
, Epoch Times
President Seeks Power to Fire Head of Consumer Bureau at Will
San Francisco Will Get Environmental Violation Notice Due to Trash From Homeless, Trump Says
Judge Blocks California Law That Requires Trump to Release Tax Returns to Be on Ballot
Trump Jr. Calls Out Instagram After His, President’s Accounts Vanish From Search Suggestions
Interior Department Transfers 560 Acres of Public Land for Border Wall Construction
Responding to Critics, Facebook ‘Oversight Board’ to Monitor Content Decisions
US Immigration Case Backlog Tops 1 Million, Data Shows
Bill Would Bar Use of US Aid to Pay Families of Palestinian Terrorists Attacking Israel; Redirects Funds to ‘Iron Dome’