Saturday, December 14, 2019

Saturday Stories: Judaism's Executive Order, Reunited Lovers, And The Benefits Of Weight Loss

David Schraub, in The Atlantic, discusses, with great nuance and balance, the issues surrounding Trump's executive order regarding Jewish identity.

Keren Blankfield, in The New York Times, on lovers reunited 72 years after their affair in Auschwitz.

Kevin Bass, in his blog Nutritional Revolution, reviews how not only is long term weight loss possible, even small losses have been shown to markedly reduce the risk of death, and how those benefits are treated very differently than lesser benefits from medication and screening.