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So, organic food isn't really more nutritious than food grown with pesticides, according to a new study. Wait, what?...

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New America Media's Viji Sundaram examines a "food revolution" in Oakland's public schools. Will it live up to the hype?

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When I heard recently that the National Association of Hispanic Journalists had accepted $100,000 from PepsiCo, with half of the money going toward scholarships and internships for journalism students, I was taken back to 1988 to a smoke-filled hotel conference room in Washington D.C.

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Eighty cooks from 15 West Virginia counties recently packed the Cabell Midland High School kitchen for healthy-cooking boot camp. The state's school superintendent believes serving healthy meals to kids will help with the state's obesity and chronic disease problems.

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Journalist Kate Long explores West Virginia's epidemics of chronic disease and obesity and the efforts to prevent them in an ongoing series called "The Shape We're In."

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The energy burnt by hunters and desk jockeys is the same, new revelations on thalidomide, strategies for disease prevention and more from our Daily Briefing.

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This Thursday, as part of the 2012 National Health Journalism Fellowship in Los Angeles, investigative reporter Duff Wilson will address the story that has everyone talking about food lobbying: How Washington went soft on childhood obesity. I asked him via email about how he did that story.

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Candida KingBird, 38, has lived a decade with diabetes and has five children, the last of whom nearly died from problems related to the disease after a cesarean section. Read about her journey through a difficulty, risky sixth pregnancy.

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Over the next couple of weeks, the Public Library of Science is publishing a series of eight articles looking at the health impact of “Big Food,” which they define as “the multinational food and beverage industry with huge and concentrated market power.”...

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Cartoon reforms, refunds from insurance companies, partisan wrangling, putting the poor in the path of pollution and more from our Daily Briefing.

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