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A city zoning law could help curb the number of advertisements for cigarettes and sugary drinks in Philadelphia.

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When I was growing up, I feared radon....

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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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Coca-Cola says it doesn't market to kids under 12. The Prevention Institute is skeptical. Here's why.

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The Croakey Register of Influencers in Public Health will document ties between corporations and the public health officials and programs they seek to influence. Will you help us?

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Why have medical bankruptcies not declined in Mass. after the state's own health reforms? Answers and more in our Daily Briefing.

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Let me tell you a little story about my first husband.

We met when I was in graduate school. He was a foreign journalist working in America and I interned where he worked. I left town, finished my degree, moved back. We reconnected, got married, and were considered enough of a catch -- two sharp young thrusters, an investigative reporter and an editor -- to be head-hunted by a large paper in the Midwest.

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(Note: Peter Lipson MD and I are both members of Scienceblogs, which imploded spectacularly during the past 24 hours over the managers' decision to accept a paid blog by PepsiCo. Peter cross-posted his entry on the controversy here at RoH, and with the OK of site managers here, I'm doing the same to comment and reply.)

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