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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · It's one of the most popular items, but often it seems to be as far as humanly possible from the entrance. The Planet Money team looks at two very different theories about why that is.
 

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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Your Health Podcast

Aug 6, 2011 — This week's podcast features a story about the resurgence of gout, how 15 minutes of exercise a day is better than nothing, and a primer on the problem of antibiotic resistance in the wake of a massive turkey meat recall.
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Jul 30, 2011 — This week's podcast features an interview with a scientist who can predict your credit card debt from your city's gender ratio. We hit deep brain stimulation for OCD and the science of how 3-D movies cause nausea. Also, both the Happy Meal and Tylenol are updated this week due to health concerns.
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Jul 23, 2011 — This week we'll discuss the First Lady's answer for people with limited access to fresh and health food. Restaurant calorie counts are also on the menu — some restaurants are better than others at estimating how much energy is in their dishes. And we'll look at how rising vaccine prices are leading to more scrutiny of their cost-effectiveness.
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Jul 18, 2011 — Your favorite beverage may be getting a makeover. Water goes organic and milk is touted for relief of premenstrual symptoms. And we take a look at alternatives to surgery for a condition affecting the cornea.
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Jul 9, 2011 — The podcast spans the globe, with health stories from Maryland to Mozambique. Video games may lead kids to more aggressive behavior in the short run, but they may not have long-term harm. And if your back hurts, try a masseuse.
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Jul 3, 2011 — On this week's podcast, we talk about Avastin, an expensive drug whose use in treating breast cancer has been questioned. We also hear about a rethink on shaken baby syndrome and a push to reduce the risk of bleeding after childbirth for women in Mozambique.
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Jun 25, 2011 — In this week's podcast, we discuss new research that shows food allergies in kids are more common — 1 in 13 children — than previously thought. We've also got some news about hammocks: It turns out the gentle rocking motion makes people fall asleep faster, and they sleep deeper.
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Jun 18, 2011 — On this week's podcast, you'll hear about the recent ban of flavored milk from school lunches in Los Angeles and the changes coming to the labels of sunscreens next summer.
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Jun 11, 2011 — Check out the government's 200-year role in shaping the American diet, food safety issues, prescription drug costs and what getting caffeinated means to our bodies on this week's Your Health podcast.
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Jun 4, 2011 — This week we talk about a new symbol for healthy meals that will replace the food pyramid and the World Health Organization's decision to list cellphones as a possible carcinogen.
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