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IN THE NEWS: Essential Oils in the Ambulance

IN THE NEWS, OpEds By Great Courses Professors. Dr. Steven Novella discusses the rise of essential oils. He states, “Aromatherapy with essential oils is pseudoscience, backed only with low quality studies guaranteed to show a placebo effect. Their growing popularity warns that better science education is needed.” Read more […]

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IN THE NEWS: Both Sides of the Vaping Controversy

IN THE NEWS: Both Sides of the Vaping Controversy. Could vaping and e-cigarettes reduce the toll of death and illness due to smoking conventional cigarettes? The most recent issue of the Annual Review of Public Health has a nice pro-and-con. Professor Timothy Taylor discusses both sides of artificial cigarettes. Read more on The Great Courses Daily. […]

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IN THE NEWS: Here’s the real cost of leaving the Iran deal

IN THE NEWS: Here’s the real cost of leaving the Iran deal. President Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will withdraw from the Iran deal and seek to reimpose sanctions proves one thing: the president isn’t afraid to pull the trigger. General Wesley K. Clark discusses more on The Great Courses Daily. Read now. […]

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IN THE NEWS: Gerrymandering: Abbott v. Perez in Texas

IN THE NEWS: Gerrymandering: Abbott v. Perez in Texas. This week, the Supreme Court hears one last case on gerrymandering for the term. This one’s a racial-gerrymandering case, Abbott v. Perez. Read more on The Great Courses Daily! […]

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IN THE NEWS: Is Cybersecurity Improving?

IN THE NEWS: Is Cybersecurity Improving? Professor Paul Rosenzweig discusses the year over year analysis of how safe we have actually become. Read more on The Great Courses Daily! […]

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