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Daily Briefing: Marion Nestle on Pom Wonderful's "Out of Context" Response to Marketing Fine

Daily Briefing: Marion Nestle on Pom Wonderful's "Out of Context" Response to Marketing Fine

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Pom Misleading? Food policy expert Marion Nestle examines Pom Wonderful's "out-of-context" response to being slapped with a fine for claiming prostate health benefits for pomegranate juice that aren't supported by evidence.

Smoking: States may have received billions in tobacco settlement money and tobacco taxes, but a new CDC report suggests they're spending only about 3 percent of that money on actually getting people to stop smoking, Michael Felberbaum reports for the Associated Press.

Ethics: Nazi Docs: Wait, this hasn't happened until now? Germany's medical association is finally apologizing for the sadistic "experiments" and other atrocities perpetrated by Nazi-era doctors, the Associated Press reports.

Surprise! Surely a TV miniseries in the making: A Denver man went to the hospital to have a kidney stone removed and in the process found out that he was intersex, meaning he had male genitalia but female internal sex organs, Ashley Jennings reports for ABC News.

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