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'The Four Top': Pregnancy Food Warnings | The State Of Fake Meat | Dirt On Clean Eating

OPB | Aug. 14, 2017 7:16 a.m. | Portland

Does anyone take pregnancy food warnings seriously? What's the current state of fake meat? And why is "clean eating" considered to be harmful? Listen to Episode 25 of "The Four Top" to find out.

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'The Four Top': Cannabis In The Kitchen | Will Marijuana Wreck Restaurants | Truthiness In Labeling

OPB | June 19, 2017 6:15 a.m.

What's the deal with cooking cannabis? Is the growing marijuana industry affecting the bottom lines of restaurants? And why was a small family dairy barred from labeling its skim milk as ... "skim milk"?  

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Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

NPR | March 20, 2017 9:14 a.m.

Julia has bright red hair, big green eyes and she loves to draw. She can be a little shy, but Elmo and Abby Cadabby don't mind. She's voiced by Stacey Gordon, whose son is on the autism spectrum, too.

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'The Four Top': So What About Soylent? | Craft Beer's Dirty Little Secret | Fear The Great White Yeti

OPB | Nov. 21, 2016 7 a.m. | Portland

We uncover craft beer's dirty little secret and examine the cult phenom that is the Yeti cooler company — but not before sipping Soylent, the embattled Silicon Valley food replacement.

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50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat

NPR | Sept. 14, 2016 1:09 p.m.

Documents show that in the '60s, the sugar industry funded Harvard researchers who, examining risk factors of heart disease, dismissed concerns about sugar and doubled down on the dangers of fat.

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Another Lawsuit Filed Against Chipotle In E. Coli Outbreak

AP | Nov. 6, 2015 3:50 p.m. | Seattle

A second Washington woman and an Oregon man who contracted E. coli after eating at a Chipotle franchise are suing the Mexican restaurant chain.

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Children With Cancer Discover Themselves Through The Lens

OPB | May 27, 2015 12:15 a.m.

Randall Children's Hospital, in partnership with Pablove Shutterbug Photography, facilitated a grant from the Livestrong Foundation to allow children with cancer to learn fundamentals of photography.

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Jock Bradley's Portraits Reflect The Realities Of Life With Cancer

OPB | Feb. 11, 2015 midnight

When photographer Jock Bradley’s sister died from ovarian cancer last year, his grief and experience dealing with her illness led to the birth of a new art project.

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Journalist Amanda Bennett Explores 'The Cost of Hope'

OPB | Feb. 26, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Journalist Amanda Bennett explores the costs of the healthcare system by sharing the story of her husband's death from cancer in her new memoir.

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Dr. Ira Byock Advocates For Change In End Of Life Care In America

OPB | Feb. 5, 2013 7:15 a.m.

The author of The Best Care Possible spoke with Think Out Loud about how to improve quality of life for patients nearing the end of their lives.