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It's great to get a national reporting internship. It's even better when you land an important lead poisoning story on the front page of USA Today - after only a month on the job.

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Why are the feds slashing lead poisoning prevention programs? Plus news on teen diabetes and rising health care costs, and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Water woes persist in a rural town, an international push for universal health care, and unwelcome health cuts in California's revised budget, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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The impact of abortion on mental health, an end to some retiree health subsidies, and a postscript to the cantaloupe listeria outbreak, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Bedbugs vs. humans, flabby school children, and cutbacks in lead poisoning prevention money, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Senior day centers jeopardized in California, lower life expectancies for some American women and most-wanted health fraud fugitives, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Rebecca Morley is the executive director of the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH),where she leads a multi‐disciplinary staff in creating healthy and safe housing for children. Ms.Morley spearheaded NCHH’s work in the Gulf Coast region following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. She has authored numerous articles and publications on housing‐related health hazards. Before joining NCHH in 2002, Ms. Morley was a senior associate with ICF Consulting in Washington, D.C., where she advised clients, including federal agencies, on the development of lead poisoning prevention. Ms.

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