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Limited eating times could be a new way to fight obesity and diabetes
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Limited eating times could be a new way to fight obesity and diabetes

December 5th, 2019 | by Contributor
People with obesity, high blood sugar, high blood pressure or high cholesterol are often advised to eat less and move more, but our new research suggests there is now another simple tool to fight off these diseases: restricting...
Turning gray and into the red: The true cost of growing old in America
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Turning gray and into the red: The true cost of growing old in America

December 5th, 2019 | by Contributor
The U.S. population is aging at such a rate that within a few years, older Americans will outnumber the country’s children for the first time, according to census projections. But rising rents, health care and other living...
‘Stop-and-frisk’ can work, under careful supervision
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‘Stop-and-frisk’ can work, under careful supervision

December 5th, 2019 | by Contributor
In mid-November, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg apologized publicly for his backing of a practice intended to reduce violent crime that had for years been criticized as racially biased. “I realize back then I...
5 ways to check a college’s financial health
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5 ways to check a college’s financial health

December 5th, 2019 | by Contributor
The financial health of colleges and universities is much in the news these days. An enrollment cliff – a drop-off in traditionally aged college students – will hit in the next decade and may threaten more small,...
India’s plan to identify illegal immigrants could get some Muslims declared ‘foreign’
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India’s plan to identify illegal immigrants could get some Muslims declared ‘foreign’

December 5th, 2019 | by Contributor
The Indian government will soon ask its 870 million voting-age citizens for documentation that they are legal citizens with ancestral ties to India. On Nov. 20, Indian Home Minister Amit Shah announced a plan to expand the...
An ethicist explains why philanthropy is no license to do bad stuff
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An ethicist explains why philanthropy is no license to do bad stuff

December 5th, 2019 | by Contributor
I teach a course on ethics and philanthropy and have written about how to donate to charities ethically. Recent news about people who make big charitable gifts acting badly is making me wonder whether philanthropy really does...