Tag Archives: Science

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »

Is Dentistry a Science? – The Atlantic

In the early 2000s Terry Mitchell’s dentist retired. For a while, Mitchell, an electrician in his 50s, stopped seeking dental care altogether. But when one of his wisdom teeth began to ache, he started looking for someone new. An acquaintance recommended John Roger Lund, whose practice was a convenient 10-minute walk from Mitchell’s home, in… Read More »

Viewpoints: Jabs About Being Too Old To Be President Aren’t Based On Science; The Administration Is Taking Away Healthy Nutrition In Schools

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Washington Post: No One Is Too Old To Be President As the Democratic primary campaign heats up, the conversation is taking an unfortunate turn when it comes to discussion of candidates’ ages. Late-night hosts such as Jimmy Fallon “joke” that Bernie Sanders, age 77, is… Read More »