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- Feb 13 20171 minute
REPORTED BY CHRISTINA DUGAN The actress, 46, promotes healthy eating habits by planting gardens at local schools I went to my first Environmental Media Association event over 10 years ago and quickly realized this is what I care about. The environm
- Jan 16 20172 minutes
The Growing Fight Against Food Fraud
WHEN YOU’RE SHOPPING AT THE grocery store, you probably expect that the olive oil you see came from, well, olives. And that the organic vegetables were never exposed to toxic chemicals, the cod fillet is sliced from a member of the cod species and th
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
Can a faux 1950s downtown sharpen the minds of dementia patients?
- Dec 19 20164 minutes
The Disabled American Worker
Where jobs vanish, disability insurance is the safety net | “I talk to people who could work, and they’re crying”
- Mar 3 20176 minutes
The Lies About 'Lye' and Other Toxic Cosmetics
A new report finds roughly three-quarters of products marketed specifically to black women contain high quantities of hazardous chemicals such as parabens and formaldehyde.
- Nov 1 20152 minutes
How to Stay Healthy While You're On the Road
By any mortal standard, Yamandu Perez’s workout regime is impressive. The Chicago-based restaurant and bar owner, who did four Ironman races in one calendar year, routinely rises at 6 a.m. to run, bike or swim before pulling into the office. When he
- Feb 20 201716 minutes
‘Bill And I Are Impatient Optimists’
Melinda Gates talks with Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Megan Murphy about the foundation she runs with her husband
- Dec 19 201612 minutes
On Chinese Aquaculture Farms, The Fish Are Pumped With Antibiotics, As Are The Pigs, Whose Waste Feeds The Fish. So Let’s Talk About That Seafood Platter
From the air, the Pearl River Delta in southern China’s Guangdong province resembles a mass of human cells under a microscope. Hundreds of thousands of tiny rectangular blocks, all of them shades of green, are clustered between cities and waterways.
- Jan 1 20152 minutes
High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market
Though G FarmaLabs is now a leader in the cannabis industry, it took time before success sprouted.
- Oct 1 20161 minute
Chairman Of The Board
Sometimes, Troy Michels takes a break from running his beverage company and skates away from it all
- Oct 30 201611 minutes
The Pill Freaks of Silicon Valley
Inside Nootrobox, the company that wants to hack your brain chemistry—or at least make Adderall obsolete.
- Mar 1 20173 minutes
How An Entrepreneur’s Infertility Gave Birth To A Business, 1,500 Babies, And An Acquisition
Heidi Hayes, co-founder of Donor Egg Bank USA, transformed a new technology into a new company
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
Finding Laughter After Childhood Cancer
AFTER BATTLING LEUKEMIA AS A TEEN, VANESSA BAYER OPENS UP ABOUT HOW HUMOR HELPED HER COPE—AND INSPIRED HER CAREER IN COMEDY
- Sep 1 20148 minutes
Our Top Personal-Service Franchises
This category, which includes children's enrichment, fitness, spa and senior care services, is among the fastest growing in the franchise world.
- Oct 21 20163 minutes
Death By Pasta
As Olive Garden unleashes its Never Ending Pasta Bowl upon the world, we investigate how much pasta people can eat before their gut bursts.
- Feb 24 20177 minutes
How To Get Rid Of Mice
Davide Mouse Yes, this one is cute. No, you do not want to share a house with it. There’s a scritching sound in the darkened bedroom. Your eyes spring open, your breathing rapid and shallow, with every muscle tensed and ready to run...only to find th
- Aug 19 20165 minutes
Beyond What’s Possible: The State of the Art of Athletic Doping
Ever since ancient Greek Olympians downed exotic meats, “magic” potions, and animal hearts and testicles, athletes have tried to improve their performances by consuming special substances. Such behavior wasn’t considered cheating back in ancient time