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Could there be anything worse for the chicken industry than this month's outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that hospitalized 42 percent of everyone who got it -- almost 300 in 18 states? Yes.

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The Solutions Journalism Network and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation have global health "positive deviants" ripe for applying to the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting's grant.

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You know things are bad in the pork industry when the whistleblowers aren't animal rights activists but the government itself. In May, the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Office of the Inspector General exposed extreme sanitation and humane violations in 30 swine slaughterhouses it visited.

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Faced with two mad cow scares this year, both US and Brazil authorities have debuted the concept of "atypical mad cow disease." Spontaneously-erupting mad cow that has no known cause and may be a genetic mutation has seldom if ever been reported before.

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Regulations fail to protect miners' health, the Cambodian disease identified, a vote on Obamacare and more from our Daily Briefing.

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The Asian Pacific American community includes more than 100 languages/dialects and some 45 different ethnic subgroups, complicating the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS.

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Bird flu research, Medicare fraud, coal trains and more from our Daily Briefing.

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A tribute to a deeply influential and inspiring journalism professor, now retiring from the University of Montana.

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Bioethicist Leigh Turner, recently under fire from a stem cell company he criticized for ethical problems, talks about his research on medical tourism.

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She asked what the milk was for. I proudly told her my brand new resolution as an immigrant intent on assimilation - to learn to like milk and cheese. How one health researcher learned firsthand about the "immigrant paradox."

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