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Too much arsenic found in fruit juice, good news for kids' health, and a drugstore chain's fight against prescription drug abuse, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Contrary to popular belief, resilience is not innate. If you stress a child long enough and don't provide any nurturing to recover from the stress, research shows that the effects are damaging and long-term.

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"Appetite for Profit" author Michele Simon unpacks what journalists got right — and wrong — about this week's school lunch nutritition controversy, and how to add more context to your reporting on the issue.

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The Supremes make health reform headlines today, kids and cholesterol, and the links between an industrial solvent and Parkinson's disease, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Cancer-associated chemicals in baby shampoo, asthma and pollution in California's Central Valley, and good news for kids on ADD drugs, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Children's hospitals and McDonald's, a new home for MRSA, measles on the rise and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Everyone worries about whether medical residents are getting enough rest to safely care for patients. But why aren't hospitalized patients — especially children — allowed to get the sleep they need to recover?

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Deep cuts forecast to California's SCHIP program, the link between pesticides and diabetes, the rise of promotoras and more in our Daily Briefing.

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A vaccine success story, making money of Medicare patients, cholera on the rise in Haiti and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Bad air on school buses, the benefits of Medicaid, concerns over hospice care and more from our Daily Briefing.

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