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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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Get tips from a veteran journalist and an epidemiologist for covering the health effects of pesticides and other environmental health issues.

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Not so wonderful POM juice, tainted drinking water in Calif. and an amazing kidney transplant story, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Journalism students report on military health, dying from air pollution, and healthy workaholics, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Komen Foundation's bad PR week, raw milk sickens 35, and a surprising health effect of digging in the sand on the beach, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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The safety of bagged salads, Special K (not the cereal) for depression, FDA whistleblowers sue, and more from our Daily Briefing.

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State of the Union silence on health reform, perks for would-be hospital patients, microwave popcorn and kid vaccines, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Binge drinking on the rise, smoking marijuana doesn't hurt your lungs, and surprising news about aspirin and heart health, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Unreported medical errors, a startling rise in military health spending, and a breast cancer shocker for a TV reporter, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Regulating face transplants, concerns over silicone breast implants, and post-health reform profits for insurers, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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