Opinions: Texas Perspectives

We All Can Help Decrease Medical Overuse Harming Patients

Sept. 30, 2016
Doctor

The sobering reality is that more than one-third of health care delivered today may not make patients any healthier, and a substantial portion of that unnecessary care may itself cause harm.

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The Traditional Approach to Nutrition Education Does Nothing

Sept. 28, 2016
Teen & Nutrition

Bottom line: Big Food is, in many ways, the new Big Tobacco. We need to change the way we educate our kids about nutrition.

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Television is the Funding Source of College Football

Sept. 26, 2016
Football

Why has college football and TV had such explosive growth? In a word: Money. Is this a good thing? Maybe. Maybe not.

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New Museum of African American History Brings Hope

Sept. 23, 2016
Smithsonian Museum of African American History

This new museum will play a major role in how African Americans are portrayed, from school curricula to the minds of adults. And not just on the national stage, but here in Texas as well.

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Tougher Punishment For Criminals Is Not The Answer

Sept. 21, 2016
Jail Cell

It may sound counterintuitive, but research and science show that punishment does not deter reoffending.

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