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Linking Poverty And Poor Health

A recent study shows that poor people with diabetes are significantly more likely to end up in the hospital for dangerously low blood sugar at the end of the month, when budgets are tight. As Congress debates cuts to food assistance programs like SNAP benefits, some doctors and advocates for the poor say the study is further evidence that cutting food and other assistance programs leads to expensive health care crises. We explore the issues.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 1, 2015

This week, you can hear music played in memory of victims of terror or attend a concert for charity.


Cascara 'Tea': A Tasty Infusion Made From Coffee Waste

Hot or cold, in a soda, hot toddy or beer — people are finding all sorts of ways to imbibe cascara. It's a caffeinated, tea-like drink with a fruity flavor made from dried coffee cherries.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Computer Guys and Gal sort out all the latest technology news from the last month.

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