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<a href="http://www.tonic.com" target="_blank"><b>Tonic</b></a> is a digital media company dedicated to promoting the good that happens around the world each day. We share the stories of people and organizations that are making a difference by inspiring good in themselves and others.<br /> <br /> In re-defining the online media landscape, we've made it our job to deliver news that inspires, brings hope, or simply puts a smile on your face. And while we will never shy away from reporting on difficult or challenging issues, we will always strive to offer solutions for change. As a media company, Tonic features a number of unique assets including profile pages outlining the key philanthropic causes of individuals and organizations, a live blog, celebrity columnists, contributors, partner content and more.<br /> <br /> At Tonic, we also see ourselves as a service company &mdash; one that strives not only to inspire our readers, but to equip them with the resources to make a difference.

Stories by TONIC

While everyone has their own reasons for volunteering, the main motivating factor is usually the same—the desire to make a positive impact. One...
One in seven Americans live under the poverty line, according to the latest census data. That doesn’t mean they have to live in poverty. Never...
When I started editing a blog about homelessness a year ago, I knew I had a lot to learn. First was the answer to a very common question posed by...
The holidays are so awkward. Even if you and your family normally have a barrel of laughs, there’s always that gift you hate (or that Grandma...
Leptin, PPAR-gamma, and curcumin. Do you know about these three terms? They are linked actually. We are working on understanding exactly how all of...
Fed up with “drab” hospital gowns while undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Brenda Jones learned how to sew and created her own. Now...
Mark Boyle is a hard guy to get in touch with. Living out of a yellowed trailer permanently cinder-blocked on a patch of farmland somewhere between...
Disasters seem to be happening all the time now. Maybe climate change is the culprit. But when they happen to you or to people you know, it becomes...
When Katie Stagliano was in third grade, she planted a cabbage in her family’s small garden. When it grew to an astounding forty pounds, she...
At an eco-lodge in the Peruvian Amazon, a dog and a capybara—yes, a giant rodent—prove that friendship knows no boundaries. Think of the...
Fish oils, and their chemical cousins found in plants, are among the greatest nutritional stories of our time. The oils in specific plants and fish...
For years, a graphic email petition featuring several stomach-churning photos of dolphins and small whales being slaughtered in an island cove has...
Hardly a day goes by without some groundbreaking news about vitamin D. Originally known for its crucial role in maintaining calcium levels for bone...
As Iraq War veteran Troy Yocum walks toward Indianapolis today, two weeks into a journey that will take many months, he carries with him three items...
“Right now, it’s quiet,” Jay Holcomb says on his cell phone from the shore in Louisiana. But is it the quiet before the storm?...

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