Stories by April M. Short

April M. Short is a yoga teacher and writer who previously worked as AlterNet's drugs and health editor. She currently works part-time for AlterNet, and freelances for a number of publications nationwide.  subscribe to April M. Short's feed

Posted on: Dec 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Officials have not been able to complete their search, and it is likely that the death toll will rise to 30 or more.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

You don't necessarily have to tangle with Big Pharma to feel better.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Not a whole lot, unfortunately.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

"The election of Donald Trump has emboldened the forces of hate and bigotry in America.”

Posted on: Nov 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

AP found that lo and behold, Melania Trump worked as an undocumented model in 1996. Talk about hypocrisy.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Beckley Foundation director discusses science, psychoactive substances and the state of humanity.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Modern witch Sarah Durham Wilson explains why women are "coming out of the broom closet" en masse.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Major shifts are underway in dealing with the aftermath of death in a more personal way.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Hannity cites King David's "500 concubines" as an excuse for sexist behavior.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump’s supporters are dropping like flies.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

"Is this somebody that we want for president? I don't think so."

Posted on: Oct 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

An accident left me in chronic pain and nothing really helped, until I found CBDs.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Lainey Morse found an innovative way to alleviate the stress and debt of chronic illness.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Another reason to keep the stress out of your life.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

They used "amplification" to combat a subtle, common form of sexism.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Pairing of the two age-old healing methodologies is on the rise, but it's not a new trend.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Walking just 30 minutes five days a week saves big on medical costs, according to a new study.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Many people distrust balding men, yet believe they are more successful.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

This could be a good thing.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

More athletes are coming out publicly about their pot use.

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