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Here’s what we’re reading (and listening to) today:

Embargo Break: Did the Financial Times break a journal embargo in reporting the tenofovir microbicide story coming out of the Vienna  HIV/AIDS conference? Ivan Oransky says yes over at his blog Embargo Watch.

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By now, you've probably read about the controversy over ScienceBlogs' decision to launch a blog sponsored and written by PepsiCo. ScienceBloggers Dr.

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(Note: Peter Lipson MD and I are both members of Scienceblogs, which imploded spectacularly during the past 24 hours over the managers' decision to accept a paid blog by PepsiCo. Peter cross-posted his entry on the controversy here at RoH, and with the OK of site managers here, I'm doing the same to comment and reply.)

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Bianca and Michael Alexander examine the lack of healthy food options around Chicago and what that means for residents' health.

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The Women, Infants and Children Program provides food vouchers and nutritional education to low income families. California runs the biggest WIC program in the nation -- 60 percent of all infants born in this state are enrolled in it. Now, the program's changing the kinds of food it recommends. Reporter: Rachel Dornhelm

aired on http://www.californiareport.org/

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The WIC federal nutrition program has just undergone a makeover, and vouchers are now good for fresh produce and healthy foods. This switch has put thousands of WIC-certified stores through some changes of their own. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

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Obesity is visible — walk down the street and you bump into it. Diabetes, on the other hand, is silent and tragic. Here are tips for reporting on the links between them.

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