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The U.S. Supreme Court has overthrown a ban on sports betting. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay looks at the pros and cons of allowing states to legalize wagering on sports.

It’s not only churches that have a vested interest in sin. Governments do too. Politicians like nothing better than the taxes they harvest from gambling, drinking and smoking.

The latest quest for more of this money is sports gambling, once the province of organized crime. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed states to get into the sports betting business, some pols see a new pot of gold.

Food as Medicine: Doctors and Chefs Training Together

Aug 21, 2013
Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

There’s no shortage of advice on healthy eating. But sometimes it seems there’s a shortage of reliable advice. Medical schools traditionally don’t offer much training in nutrition, but a new partnership between Johnson & Wales University and Tulane medical school could change that.

Welcome to a busy kitchen classroom at Johnson & Wales University in Providence. Typically, you’d find only culinary students here, busy chopping or sautéing, trying to plate the perfect dish. But for the past few weeks, they’ve been working with some less-than-seasoned sous chefs.