Olga Jbeili
Olga Jbeili
June 8, 2013

9 Ways to Save Money On Your Massive Medical Bills

The federal government released prices that hospitals charge for the 100 most common procedures. Data reveals big differences in the costs. So here's how to reduce your medical expenses.

May 16, 2013

Bill Gates: Tax the Rich More to Help Reduce Deficit

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, among others, claim that the wealthy should pay more taxes to help reduce the deficit.
May 8, 2013

Euro Crisis: Is Austerity Ending? "Nein!" Says Germany

As the rhetoric against austerity became increasingly intense, the euro zone should revise its austerity policy to tackle its long-run issues ... such as skyrocketing unemployment.
April 26, 2013

7 Ways to Overcome Your Addictions

When habits become addiction, people don't have control over what they do, take, or use. Here's how to beat it.
April 9, 2013

Obesity Crisis Will Transform the Airline Industry and Flight Costs

Is charging passengers based on weight a fair policy?
April 7, 2013

World Health Day 2013 Aims to Decrease Hypertension-Related Deaths

Stakeholders should find appropriate incentives in order to decrease hypertension-related deaths for World Health Day.

March 28, 2013

Sugary Drinks Caused 180,000 Global Deaths

Maybe Mayor Bloomberg was onto something with his sugar restriction ban.
March 19, 2013

7 Trendy Superfoods That Don't Live Up to Their Hype

Are these glamorous foods really that appealing and worth the hype? Do their benefits outweigh the drawbacks? Nope.
March 1, 2013

The Obesity Problem Needs Our Full Attention

As obesity rates climb, we as a nation need to take action to promote healthier habits among Americans.
Feb. 13, 2013

Organic Food: The Unexpected Side Effects Of Eating It

Many assume going organic is a healthy move, but products can expose consumers to pesticides and more.
Feb. 7, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: New Policies Would Benefit Everyone

Immigration integration is a key component to both their success and the U.S.' success because it strengthens communities and promotes growth.

Feb. 1, 2013

Reforming the Farm Bill Isn't Just About Money; It's About America's Health

Currently, the major share of the farm bill is allocated to food stamps and crop insurance. Redesigning the bill to support a fair and sustainable food system is an imperative domestic issue.
Sept. 15, 2012

Pope Visit to Lebanon 2012: Pope Benedict XVI Preaches Tolerance Amidst Violent KFC Protests

Pope Benedict XVI began a three-day visit in Lebanon amid escalating tensions in the Muslim-dominated Middle East, preaching the message of inter-religious dialogue.
Dec. 7, 2011

Reducing Food Waste Should Not Only Be Limited To Seasonality

Fighting food waste is a positive action towards hunger reduction, and some initiatives, such as the Feeding the 5000 event, target this important issue.
Sept. 20, 2011

Developing Economies: Modern-Day "Cola-nization"

In the developing world, companies like Coca-Cola don’t always help the host economy, and must play a more active role in promoting development.
Aug. 13, 2011

The Complexities of Food Shortages and Regional Stability

In a highly uncertain world, food shortages do not simply refer to food insecurity but also to rising concerns about water shortages, land acquisitions, migration, and regional security.

July 25, 2011

The Food Paradox of India and China

China and India's economies are booming, yet hunger still looms over the countries.
June 23, 2011

Biofuel and Trade Reform Can Help Global Food Output

In times of highly unpredictable food prices, it is important to engineer sound policies to limit the negative impact on developing countries' poorest households.