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The Reporting on Health Daily Briefing

News you can (and should) use: our curated daily collection of ideas and resources for your work, plus some fun stuff.

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Drop that T-bone! Or should you? Unpacking a large study of the risk of dying from routinely eating red meat. 

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An interview with medical provocateur Dr. Eric Topol about his latest book is worth your time today.

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Obesogenics in the news, a new poll on health reform, and more from our Daily Briefing.

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A controversial abortion bill becomes law in Virginia, the high costs of Alzheimer's, the link between hair relaxers and uterine fibroids and more from our Daily Briefing.

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A year after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, restaurant health ratings and salmonella outbreaks, hospital infection news and more from our Daily Briefing.

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New colon cancer screening guidelines, a new study on using anti-depressants during pregnancy, new drug tests for sailors and more from our Daily Briefing.

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The fallout of medical debt, good news for Gulf oil spill victims, a murder charge for a doctor and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Friday's Daily Briefing reading features great reporting on senior and mental health.

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A victory for contraception advocates, a ban on painkiller distribution, a new weight loss pill and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Huge Medicare fraud bust, a new warning for statins, a slap for Kaiser Permanente and more from our Daily Briefing.

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