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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.