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The Chinese call it the hundred day cough. In Spanish it is tosferina or “Bark of the Dog.” Pertussis, a.k.a. whooping cough, is a disease that many thought to be a thing of the past, but has been making a comeback for several decades now. In some cases, it has been deadly.

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Whooping cough resurgence, a better way of assessing body fat, the counterfeit Avastin saga and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Meaning as medicine, infant formula, Medicare fraud, osteoporosis and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Tips for following the money trail of vaccine exemption legislation in your state.

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Legislators who sit on influential committees wield a lot of power over proposed laws that directly affect special interests. Political players know that legislative committees are the place to affect legislation, often with little public scrutiny.

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You can’t inoculate health care policy against the ills of politics. You can, however, evaluate the money-in-politics angle.

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Biblical weight loss, good news about whooping cough, and health wonkery from the Daily Show's Jon Stewart, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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A major new report on vaccinen risks, Steve Jobs' prognosis, Rick Perry's health policies and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Living without running water, sanitation services or paved roads, people living in Texas colonias face grim health risks, Hunt Grant recipient Emily Ramshaw reports for the Texas Tribune/New York Times.

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A California HMO dramatically improves blood pressure control, Americans oppose Medicaid overhaul, and an update on kids' access to dental care, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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