Stories by Katherine Butler

Katherine Butler's articles have been featured on NPR, CNN, EcoSalon, Grist and Forbes. Follow her @KathieButler.  subscribe to Katherine Butler's feed

Posted on: Oct 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Our war against germs is doing more harm than good.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Some nasty diseases are making their mark on the U.S., possibly due to warmer temps and rising seas.

Posted on: May 8, 2011, Source: EcoSalon

Can a woman be a feminist and involved in a polygamist relationship at the same time?

Posted on: Jan 26, 2011, Source: EcoSalon

According to studies, sex helps with sleep, mood, and health.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2010, Source: EcoSalon

Childlessness has increased across most educational groups and all racial and ethnic levels.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2010, Source: EcoSalon

The Great Recession has shifted our shopping habits. Here are some items you might want to do without.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2010, Source: EcoSalon

Should you inject sheep embryos into your face? Slather your skin with gold? Here are some of the world's strangest beauty treatments.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2010, Source: EcoSalon

It's confirmed: bed bugs are back. Here's what you can do about them.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2010, Source: EcoSalon

No, men do not think about sex every 7 seconds. Nor are all women bisexual. Here are some of the most common myths about sex.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2010, Source: EcoSalon

Meet the people who like to push the legal edge when it comes to going green.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2010, Source: EcoSalon

Here are some creative ways to burn off the bad stuff.