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Are Super Bowl beer ads a bad idea?

In an opinion piece at CNN.com, Dr. James D. Sargent, theStuart Professor of Pediatric Oncology, says that parents should approach ads for alcoholic beverages with great caution in light of a new study led by Dr. Sargent and his colleagues, which showed that youths’ exposure to alcohol advertisements influenced their drinking behaviors.

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Why the Best Doctors Often Do Nothing

The Wall Street Journal – In this opinion piece, H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine, argues against “knee-jerk medicine,” in which doctors attempt to “fix” patients’ ailments by prescribing more medications or procedures, as opposed to taking a less invasive approach.

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