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Regulations fail to protect miners' health, the Cambodian disease identified, a vote on Obamacare and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Consumers are not so much interested in the political implications of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, as they are in knowing how it affects them directly and what insurance will cost.

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Cartoon reforms, refunds from insurance companies, partisan wrangling, putting the poor in the path of pollution and more from our Daily Briefing.

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A ban on Big Gulp sodas in New York, High-fructose corn syrup, cancer treatments, junk foods and dieting.

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Innovative health reforms in Oregon, new recommendations on hormones for women, an intensive treatement for hypertension, the spread of Chagas disease and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Psychologist and mom Polly Palumbo didn't just get mad when she read irresponsible media coverage of children's health issues — she started debunking it in her blog, Momma Data.

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In his eye-opening new book, Dr. Otis Brawley takes aim at doctors who prescribe too much, drug companies who promise too much, and the system that rewards them both with hefty incomes and sales.

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In a controversial JAMA essay, Dr. Paul Offit says taxpayers are spending millions on federal research into misguided alternative medicine treatments. Why are we still doing it?

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Fixing Medicare without paying for it, health reform's insurance rebates, and controversial distribution of a heroin overdose antidote, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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A commutation of sentence for grandmother Shirley Ree Smith has brought the medical debate around shaken baby syndrome back into the news.

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