At least, that’s the general finding of a new Harvard study (and thanks, Leftover, for sending it). According to the study, elderly hospitalized patients are less likely to die within a month of admission, and less likely to be readmitted within a month after discharge. (The study said that if boy doctors worked so well, …
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Harvard’s offering free online religion literacy courses
How cool is that? Sort of along the same lines (sort of), I wrote this for Mother Courant on Sunday. “Sort of” because Harvard and I appear to agree that ignorant ain’t pretty.
Harvard v. Eastern NY Correctional Facility
In a recent debate between students from Harvard University and inmates involved in a Bard College prison initiative, the inmates won. Read more here. Why does this make me so very happy?
Are gun owners nuts?
No. A thousand times no. But this study (and unless you want to shell out a few dollars, you can only see the abstract) says that nearly 9 percent of Americans have guns — and anger issues. Researchers from Harvard and Duke universities found that: … the 310 million firearms estimated to be in private …