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Martin Luther King, Jr.: ‘All Life is Interrelated.’

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. remains deeply etched in history for his indisputable achievements in the fight for basic human rights and universal equality. Time and time again, Dr. King maintained that…

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Man Wins $7 Million in “Popcorn Lung” Lawsuit

Hot coffee! When most of us hear those two words together we think something like, “morning” or “fuel for the day,” not a multi-million dollar payout. But back in 1994 a New Mexico woman spilled a 49-…

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Sustainable Food: 10 Reasons to Care

Food is tied to almost everything. It can be the perfect point of convergence for thinking about sustainability—because it literally sustains life. Without nourishment, we don’t exist. Here are 10 rea…

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The Takeaway From the Casey Anthony Trial

Cut to the chase: There was a striking and dramatic verdict yesterday (July 5, 2011) to the Casey Anthony trial, which has been going on for the past three years in Orlando, Florida. The trail concern…

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Holding Space for Oscar Grant

I started to write this post sitting at home in Oakland, CA on Thursday evening, July 8, helicopters overhead and sirens in the streets as our city reacted to the verdict of the Oscar Grant-Johanne…

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A Love Letter To Doctors

I have a confession to make. Four years ago, I was calling you the “Pod People,” because I felt so traumatized by the behavior of other doctors. When I quit practicing medicine around that time, I…

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Rebels Like Teen Spirit: Reviewing the Juvenile Justice System

There is a myth that is perpetuated regarding teenagers – specifically the idea that some are good and some are bad. Growing up in a fairly urban area in the 1980s, I could tell you my social circle w…

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