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3:54pm

Sat July 12, 2014
NPR Story

Truckers Strike At LA Port, While Dock Worker Talks Continue

Originally published on Sat July 12, 2014 5:30 pm

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5:39pm

Fri July 11, 2014
The Salt

Are Organic Vegetables More Nutritious After All?

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 7:21 pm

There may never be an end to arguments over whether organic food is more nutritious. But a new study is the most ambitious attempt so far to resolve the issue — and it concludes that organic fruit and vegetables offer a key benefit.

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5:38pm

Fri July 11, 2014
Shots - Health News

Feds Tighten Lab Security After Anthrax, Bird Flu Blunders

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 7:21 pm

Particles of H5N1 virus — a particularly dangerous type of bird flu that can infect people — attack lung cells.
Chris Bjornberg Science Source

In the course of trying to understand a laboratory accident involving anthrax, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stumbled upon another major blunder — involving a deadly flu virus.

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4:59pm

Fri July 11, 2014
Health

Veterans Kick The Prescription Pill Habit, Against Doctors' Orders

Originally published on Sun July 13, 2014 5:28 am

Katherine Streeter for NPR

For many people with post-traumatic stress disorder, sleeping can return you to the worst place you've ever been, at the worst possible moment.

"I always see his face," says Will, who did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan with the Army. "And in my dreams it's the same thing. ... I always walk over to him, and instead of this Afghani kid that's laying there, it's my little brother."

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4:59pm

Fri July 11, 2014
A Blog Supreme

Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Crafted His Voice In Bass

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 8:39 pm

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