Church is good news for families and child success

Church is good news for families and child success

Special to CosmicTribune.com By R. Clinton Ohlers New research is overturning longstanding assumptions about successful families, and doing so with a unexpected twist. Families who participate in church communities have on average both more children and more positive outcomes. Researchers believe they now also know why. Social scientists have long treated family size as a […]

Mind manipulation through mass entertainment

Mind manipulation through mass entertainment

Planned Parenthood director of arts and entertainment engagement Caren Spruch told The Washington Post in an article published Sept. 23 that she has advised film and television show creators on over 150 projects over the years. Spruch sees her efforts as a way to, as the article puts it, set “a new standard for stories […]

Admitting to his own intolerance on Facebook, a liberal is dumbfounded by the response

Admitting to his own intolerance on Facebook, a liberal is dumbfounded by the response

When liberal journalists come out and confess their bias, it’s tempting to say, “The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem.” … Writing at the New York Times recently, columnist Nicholas Kristof took that hard first step. The title of his piece says it all: “A Confession of Liberal Intolerance.” “We progressives,” […]

Rise of ‘idiocracy’: It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times

Rise of ‘idiocracy’: It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager As of tonight, we may know if Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential candidate. And, barring unforeseeable events, it is certain that Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee. Those are two reasons — of many, unfortunately — why, other than the first years of the Civil War, when […]

Mayo Clinic discovers key to happiness, and it’s non-pharmaceutical

Mayo Clinic discovers key to happiness, and it’s non-pharmaceutical

After decades of studying and working with tens of thousands of patients, researchers at the Mayo Clinic say they’ve cracked the code to being happy. … Dr. Amit Sood led the research and says the first and foremost way to be happy is to focus our attention. “You can choose to live focusing on what […]

America’s leftward lurch tied to changed views on sexual morality

America’s leftward lurch tied to changed views on sexual morality

Americans’ acceptance of [what was once widely considered] sexual immorality is growing, according to a Gallup report. When asked about the moral acceptability of a range of issues, five of the top six issues that saw an increase in acceptability were related to sexual morality. The largest increase in moral acceptability from 2001 to 2015 […]

Immune system could be factor in protecting against Alzheimer’s

Immune system could be factor in protecting against Alzheimer’s

Recent work in mice suggested that the immune system is involved in removing beta-amyloid, the main Alzheimer’s-causing substance in the brain. Researchers have now shown for the first time that this may apply in humans. Researchers at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter with colleagues in the National Institute on Aging […]