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Entries by Jalees Rehman, M.D. from 05/2014

Does Literary Fiction Challenge Racial Stereotypes?

| Posted 05.06.2014 | Books

Reading literary fiction can be highly pleasurable, but does it also make you a better person? Conventional wisdom and intuition lead us to believe that reading can indeed improve us. However, we may overestimate the capacity of literary fiction to foster moral improvement

Scientists Are Only Human, But Statins Error Shows Perils of Bias

| Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

The recent retraction of an academic claim in a leading journal about the incidence of side effects from cholesterol-lowering drugs has sparked anger in the medical community and potentially undermined public and patient trust.

Soccer Club FC Bayern Munich: Too Jewish for the Nazis

| Posted 05.26.2014 | Sports

None of these victories made me as proud of my club as finding out about how my club defied anti-Semitism and the Nazis.