FROM Jennifer Couzin-Frankel
How Eating Peanuts Can Prevent Peanut Allergies Since 2006, parents whose children are high-risk for peanut allergy have been told to keep them away from peanuts until they turned three. Now a study that's being called "revolutionary," tells parents to do just the reverse. This week, the New England Journal of Medicine published results from the most extensive study of peanut allergy ever conducted. It involved 640 children over four years. Some specialists in allergy immunology are calling it "mind blowing," as we hear from Jennifer Couzin-Frankel, a staff writer at Science magazine.
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.