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Cool Down With A Hot Drink? It's Not As Crazy As You Think

Hot tea might not sound like the most refreshing of drinks for a 100-degree day. But neuroscientists say that receptors in your mouth may send a cool message when they detect hot foods.
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A Second Helping Of Pie Week: How Pumpkin Pie Turned My Life Around

We couldn't resist bringing you one more post that came out of our audience response to Pie Week last week. One NPR listener used pumpkin pies to help her get off public assistance and on with her life.
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Cranberry Juice For Urinary Tract Infections? It Really Can Help

Regularly consuming cranberry juice can help stave off urinary tract infections, a new study finds. UTIs account for 7,000,000 doctor's office visits and about 100,000 hospitalizations in the United States.
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Part Science, Part Art, Pollinator Pathway Connects Seattle Green Spaces

Plant pollinators are in trouble. But it isn't just the bees, its birds, butterflies and bats, too. A Seattle artist designs landscapes to connect the many different pollinators to the plants we eat.
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Calorie Police: Legislating How Much We Eat

From limiting sales of large sodas to requiring calorie counts on restaurant menus, lawmakers are trying to help Americans slim down and eat healthy. What it takes to modify behavior at the dinner table.

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Hospital Makes Nutritious Food More Available

A surprising number of hospitals continue to host major fast-food restaurants on their premises. In Kansas City, Truman Medical Center is trying to compete with McDonalds' by serving healthier food. In the past, hospitals have been slammed for offering not so healthy choices.

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