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Studies Tie Human Bladder Infections To Antibiotics In Chicken

A new investigative report connects human drug-resistant infections and overuse of antibiotics in animals raised for food. But not everyone agrees the problem of antibiotic resistance is so clear cut.
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Snakehead Appears On Local Bride's Menu (Originally broadcast April 27, 2012)

Would you like the chicken, the beef... or the snakehead? We find out why one bride has this invasive species on her wedding menu.

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Nightly Glass Of Wine May Protect Boomer Women's Bones

A small study in the journal Menopause says moderate drinking slows bone loss in baby boomer women. Researchers saw fewer signs of bone breakdown in the blood of women in their early 50s and 60s who consumed up to 1 1/2 drinks a day.
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Wake Up Call To Grocery Stores: Young People Shop Around

The younger generation is less loyal to grocery stores and grocery store brands than their elders. This has big implications for how stores must adapt and change in the future as millennials gain more purchasing power.
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U.S. Pig And Cattle Producers Trying To Crush Egg Bill

The egg industry and the Humane Society of the United States support a bill to require egg-laying hens to be raised in bigger cages, but a new organization backed by the pork industry and others is urging Congress to kill the egg bill.
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Phillies' Ballpark Offers Best Vegetarian Delights

They may not be having a great season on the baseball diamond, but the Philadelphia Phillies are in first place with the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA says Citizens Bank Park has the best vegetarian choices.

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