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How Kansas keeps making life harder for the poor

Poor families in Kansas would pay even more in taxes under a bill the state House passed Friday.<p>The bill would raise the sales tax rate from 6.15 percent to 6.5 percent. Since the poor spend more of their money on basic goods and services, they are likely to be affected disproportionately by the …

Why Tony Campolo 'Came Out' for Marriage Equality

After decades of "bridge building" between the LGBTQ community and those who identify as Evangelicals in opposition to full LGBTQ inclusion, Tony Campolo spoke out in favor of both full inclusion of same-sex couples in the church, as well as for marriage equality. "It has taken countless hours of …

7 Delicious Ice Creams That Won't Pack on Pounds

Summer never tasted so good!

Women's Health

After Tony Campolo\'s announcement, can evangelicals finally believe gay marriage is OK?

Yesterday the Grand Old Man of evangelical activism, Tony Campolo, sent shock waves around the Christian world by announcing that he had changed his …

HugeDomains.com - Sutbeat.com is for sale (Sutbeat)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

23 Protein Shake Recipes for Weight Loss From Eat This, Not That!

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

Sitting All Day Could Be Destroying Your Back, But This 2-Minute Yoga Pose Could Help

Attention desk dwellers: It's time to stretch out your backs.<p>In the video above, produced by the yoga experts at Udaya, LA-based instructor Vytas Baskauskas shows you how to pull off a yoga move that's ideal for releasing tension in your lower body, where it can build up if you're sitting too much …

4 Yoga Poses That Will Fix Your Hip and Back Pain

Butterfly<p>Sit on floor, bend both knees and bring feet together. Using hands, open feet up like a book, pressing knees toward floor with elbows (as …

The Economic Plan That Could Help Rural America

Pot­t­awat­tam­ie County, Iowa, is not the first place one would ne­ces­sar­ily think to look for ex­amples of in­nov­at­ive re­gion­al eco­nom­ic …

Safe Back Pain Treatment and Prevention

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>An estimated 75 to 85 percent of Americans will experience back pain at some time in their lives, and it's one of the most common …

Obamacare repeal falls off Republicans' to-do list as law takes hold

After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over.<p>GOP congressional leaders, unable to roll back the law while President Obama remains in office and unwilling to again threaten a government shutdown to pressure him, …

Health Care

The 6 Healthiest Protein Powders For Your Smoothie

All protein powders claim to be awesome, but they're not all equal.<p>Your smoothie recipe calls for a scoop of protein powder. So you go to the store only to discover dozens of different varieties: whey, soy, casein, pea, rice, hemp...the list goes on and on. Complicating matters, there are …

Nutrition

Another GOP legislature accepts ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion

The Montana House on Thursday voted to approve Medicaid expansion in the state, making it the latest Republican-controlled Legislature to move …

This red state almost expanded health insurance to 280,000 poor people -- then the Kochs got involved

Tracy Foster calmly explains that when she goes to doctors, all they can do is “poke” — she makes a poking motion with her hand — her bladder back …

Republicans Vote to Protect Dark Money in Elections | U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island

<i>Washington, DC</i> – With the Senate debating amendments to this year’s budget resolution, Republicans voted against an amendment offered by Senator …

A Third Way Plan for Immigration: More and Less

Is there a big, new idea about immigration? Is there a way of looking at the issues beyond polarization? Is there a way of stabilizing the lives and the living conditions for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants who hide in the shadows of society, living in fear, and costing the United …

Sleep better with six minutes of bedtime yoga

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, sleep eludes us.<p>Maybe our brains won't shut off or we find ourselves tossing and turning all night, unable to get comfortable. Whatever the reason for your lack of sleep, it takes a toll. Studies abound linking sleeplessness with increased risk of serious health problems such as …

Yoga

Employers Warm To Obamacare, Stick With Coverage

Five years after employers were considering terminating health coverage due to costs and other issues related to the Affordable Care Act, companies have largely changed their tune as fears have not been realized, according to a new analysis.<p>Just three percent of employers are now likely to …

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An Ugly Week in Washington

If "l'affaire Netanyahu" weren't bad enough, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell added insult to injury when he announced that early next week he will move for a vote on a bill requiring the White House to secure Congressional review and approval of any agreement concluded between the P5+1 …

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

Michelle Obama promotes awareness of mental health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mental health care is not just a policy and budget issue for America, but also a cultural issue, Michelle Obama said on …

Who's Afraid of a Healthcare Ruling?

A host of 2016 GOP contenders could have reason to worry if the Supreme Court moves to restrict Obamacare subsidies in June.<p>The early field of 2016 GOP contenders is crowded with governors and senators from competitive states—including John Kasich and Rob Portman from Ohio, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio …

Health Care

An Obamacare 'Replacement?' Don't Believe The Hype

It’s Obamacare replacement season! Or at least, that’s what congressional Republicans want people to believe.<p>Nearly five years after the Affordable Care Act became law and two years into its expansion of health coverage to an estimated 10 million uninsured people, GOP lawmakers are renewing their …

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

<i>By Kelsie Ozamiz for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Think of all the things you'd talk about if you went to a place where weather was never the topic of conversation.<p>San Diego<p><b>San Diego</b><p>Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and …

CBS lets GOP off the hook: How “60 Minutes” helped Boehner pose as inequality foe

Here’s what Scott Pelley should have said when Boehner and McConnell pretended to care about income inequality<p>All of a sudden, the Republican Party cares deeply, strongly, tremendously about income inequality. Jeb Bush’s new PAC bemoans the fact that top earners have benefitted disproportionately …

The GOP Should Stop Lying About Obama’s Economy

For years Republicans have been spewing doomsday rhetoric, but the stock market is booming, the deficit shrinking, and the economy is adding lots of …

Getting Paid To Wait: Increase Your Social Security Benefits

Patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to retirement planning. Far too many people act impatiently when making retirement planning decisions. One area of retirement planning where there can be a clear economic gain by being patient is with claiming Social Security benefits. Social Security …

When Congress Cooks the Budget Books, the Rest of Us Get Burned

What if a losing team could simply change the scoring system so it looked like it was winning? That's what Republicans in Congress recently decided to do after 35 years of pushing a losing policy of trickle-down economics. On the very first day that it took control of Congress, the new GOP majority …