Siteman launches resource on ways to reach healthier weight

The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the School of Medicine has released a free resource, “8ight Ways to a Healthier Weight and Lower Risk of Cancer,” available online. Evidence-based tips include watching portion sizes, avoiding sugary drinks and getting active.

New book on childhood obesity published

Denise E. Wilfley, of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine, is senior author of a newly published book that serves as a guide to using psychotherapy to treat childhood obesity.

The Moral Crusade

From civil rights and women’s suffrage to the Tea Party movement and #MeToo, moral crusades can shape an era. Arts & Sciences anthropologist and psychologist Pascal Boyer investigates why people get involved, how movements gain traction and what happens when they succeed.

B-schools strike out on unconventional paths

Business schools must study their markets carefully to determine how they can push themselves in wholly new directions. Benjamin Akande, senior adviser to the chancellor and director of the Africa initiative, writes a piece in BizEd.

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‘If the Supreme Court is nakedly political, can it be just?’

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Supreme Court scholar Lee Epstein co-writes an op-ed in The New York Times about President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination and how judges’ voting has become more predictable over time based on who appointed them.

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