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Reuters reporter Debra Sherman shares research she's found about cancer and diet.

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Could there be anything worse for the chicken industry than this month's outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that hospitalized 42 percent of everyone who got it -- almost 300 in 18 states? Yes.

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I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS posted today its package on the Colorado state law and childhood obesity. So far, Rocky Mountain PBS has done a 15-minute program on it and 9News has tapped a segment on the story.

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Raj Kumari lost vision in her right eye due to measles. She was never vaccinated for the disease.

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Investigators at the University of Pennsylvania are studying what is takes to get a good night's sleep in Philadelphia.

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A Bakersfield congressman says he has helped to launch an upcoming CDC awareness campaign on valley fever and seeks to spur work on a vaccine.

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An expert told this reporter in an interview about childhood obesity that it remains a major threat to kids’ health, the emotional issues surrounding it are at least as important – if not more so. And these issues aren’t covered often in the media.

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Faced with two mad cow scares this year, both US and Brazil authorities have debuted the concept of "atypical mad cow disease." Spontaneously-erupting mad cow that has no known cause and may be a genetic mutation has seldom if ever been reported before.

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FDA advisory committee members berated the low numbers of fish used in salmon studies, the inclusion of irrelevant fish in studies which “diluted out the power of the study,” and the generally bad science.

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In exposing the bullying and deceit of of the biotech industry, Jeffrey Smith’s mesmerizing film shines a bright light of hope that we can reclaim our health and our food systems. Watch it and be galvanized, inspired, and engaged. Then tell everyone you know.

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