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Vaccines Are Not Just Kid Stuff

Vaccines Are Not Just Kid Stuff

Feb 28, 2017 | Moore Lowdown - Every year millions of adults get sick from diseases they would not have gotten had they been up to date on their vaccines. And it's not just the flu.

Can Twitter Rescue Science?

Can Twitter Rescue Science?

Feb 13, 2017 | Moore Lowdown - President Trump is waging a war on science, but rogue scientists—including many within the government—are fighting back.

Why Arguing About Fact Won't Change Anything (But Beliefs Just Might)

Why Arguing About Fact Won't Change Anything (But Beliefs Just Might)

Jan 18, 2017 | Moore Lowdown - In the time of Trump, "the death of fact" is the lament of the Left. But insisting that the Right is wrong about facts is to forget that belief is all any of us ever has.

Opioid Addiction Is Both Medical and Financial

Opioid Addiction Is Both Medical and Financial

Jan 9, 2017 | Moore Lowdown - Over the last few years opioids have gotten a lot of bad press. But is profit motive more to blame than the drug itself?

Low-Cost Auto Insurance: Helping More Than Just the Poor

Low-Cost Auto Insurance: Helping More Than Just the Poor

Jan 6, 2017 | Moore Lowdown - Although auto insurance is a legal requirement, 1 in 8 motorists don't have it. The reason: money. But California has a program to help those in need get on the right side of the law.

Should Health Insurers Cover Infertility Treatment?

Should Health Insurers Cover Infertility Treatment?

Nov 14, 2016 | Moore Lowdown - Laws in 15 states mandate that health-insurance providers cover infertility treatments, and there's a push to make it more. But should health insurers be required to pay for a service unrelated to ensuring health?

Knowing When Not to Say No

Knowing When Not to Say No

Nov 2, 2016 | Moore Lowdown - Parents have no choice but to tell their young children NO a lot. But it's that very fact that makes unnecessary NOs so misguided.

Resisting the Temptation to Unnaturally Intervene

Resisting the Temptation to Unnaturally Intervene

Sep 23, 2016 | Moore Lowdown - In today's world we often impose our technology on every difficulty we encounter. But confining ourselves to a more natural approach to problem-solving may do more good with less harm.

Presidential Mercy as a Means to More Just Jurisprudence

Presidential Mercy as a Means to More Just Jurisprudence

Sep 2, 2016 | Moore Lowdown - President Obama commuted the sentences of hundreds of nonviolent drug offenders. But this is a drop in the bucket he should fill up before he leaves office.

Early Healthy Habits Payoff Big Later in Life

Early Healthy Habits Payoff Big Later in Life

Aug 8, 2016 | Moore Lowdown - Good health comes cheaply during youth. But there's a price to be paid for not developing healthy habits.

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