Tuesday Show 09-18-18
The origins of Yom Kippur are unclear. It is not mentioned in the list of holidays to be observed when the Temple destroyed by the Babylonians was rebuilt.
U.S. facing doctor shortage as nation grays
The US healthcare system is suffering from a doctor shortage. Of those, primary care physicians are often hit the hardest, posing a huge problem as the country’s population grows and ages.
Doctors find ‘no evidence’ linking high levels of bad cholesterol to heart disease
A new report has failed to find a link between high levels of bad cholesterol and heart disease. The study, which was led by 17 doctors from across the world, urged clinicians to stop using statins as a preventive measure as a result.
Raising Kids With Religion Or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health: Study
A new study from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age.
PROF SAYS MEN, WOMEN BIOLOGICALLY DIFFERENT, COLLEGE GOES BONKERS
A retraction is needed, activists claim. After all, an investigation already is under way into the “anti-feminism” and “transphobia” of a university professor. All because he said there are biological differences between men and women.
REFORMING HIGHER ED REGULATIONS BENEFITS EVERYONE
One of the most underreported stories today is the aggressive attack on private college education and efforts to limit education choice for students and their families. The administration and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are diligently working to reverse or end regulations that were specifically imposed to put many private colleges and universities out of business.