UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
King, Messiah: New baby names suggest high hopes Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. More
'Pink slime' critics fight ammonia-treated meat ALBANY, N.Y. • In less than a week, "pink slime" — the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler — has become a potent rallying cry by activists fighting to ban the product from grocery shelves and school lunch trays. Though the ... 03/14/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
"Pink slime" critics fight ammonia-treated meat Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has railed against it and it made headlines after McDonald's and other major chains last year discontinued their use of ammonia-treated beef. But "pink slime" outrage seemed to reach new heights last week amid reports by The ... 03/14/2012 - 1:10 pm | View Link
"Pink slime" critics fight ammonia-treated meat "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. The stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler has suddenly become a potent rallying cry by activists fighting to ban the product from U.S. supermarket shelves and school lunch trays. 03/14/2012 - 8:54 am | View Link
"Pink slime" critics fight ammonia-treated meat ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. In less than a week earlier this month, the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler suddenly became a potent rallying cry by activists fighting to ban the product ... 03/13/2012 - 5:00 pm | View Link
"Pink Slime" Critics Fight Ammonia-Treated Meat ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. In less than a week earlier this month, the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler ... Association also has joined the fight, refuting that the product is made ... 03/13/2012 - 3:25 pm | View Link
Why Are Kids Getting Pink Slime for Lunches? Pink slime, which is made from beef scraps and ammonium hydroxide, is going to be used in school lunches all over the U.S. 10/30/2014 - 1:04 am | View Website
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'Pink Slime' Ground Beef Back in Stores The attention was damning. In 2012, ABC News ran an 11-segment investigation on a low-cost meat product critics called “pink slime,” a moniker coined by a former ... 08/25/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Website
Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have been to certain African countries or have had contact with an Ebola patient in the last 21 days.
The order came in a letter Wednesday to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, which made clear it did not agree with the decision.
Ben Wright began seeing the world differently when his two youngest children were born with Down syndrome.
He realized educational and career opportunities would be much tougher to come by for kids that are deemed less able to succeed in the eyes of society, so he decided to leave his job at a Wall Street firm and ensure a future for children like his own.
"What we noticed was -- at about age 21, 22, 23, at least here in North Carolina -- folks with (intellectual and developmental disabilities) just sort of fell off the grid," he told HuffPost Live on Tuesday.
You snooze you lose? Not exactly.
Last week, developers released iCukoo, a U. K.-based free iPhone alarm clock app that allows users to donate money to one of five charities every time they hit the snooze button.
iCukoo gives sleepers the option of donating to Starlight Children's Foundation, Parkinson's UK, the National Literacy Trust, Prostate Cancer UK and Maggie's, which offers free practical and emotional support to people with cancer.
The hosts of The Doctors reveal unusual strategies to help you slim down or avoid over-eating, starting with Dr. Travis Stork, who suggests sleeping naked! “You’ve got white fat in your body and brown fat," he explains. "That brown fat is what burns energy when you’re cold, so by heating your body up, increasing your metabolism, increasing your brown fat, you can burn a little extra in the way of calories.”
Watch the video above for three more tips.
The Doctors airs weekdays.