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Planting Good Ideas In New York, N.Y.

Darryl Burnette, a professional chef, spends about 10 hours a week at Harlem Grown, a nonprofit that promotes urban gardening and good nutrition among school kids.
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An Anthropologist Walks Into A Bar And Asks, 'Why Is This Joke Funny?'

Graduate student Robert Lynch is on a quest to deconstruct our built-in instinct for humor, and find out why making people laugh could be important to the way we've adapted to survive.
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Medicare Lawsuit Against Baltimore Hospital Dismissed

A judge has ruled in favor of a Baltimore hospital, clearing the facility that had been accused of over-charging Medicaid, Medicare, and another federal government healthcare program. 

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Experts Fear Whooping Cough Vaccine's Shield Is 'Waning'

A study from Australia finds that the current vaccine for whooping cough wanes more quickly than expected, which may be helping to fuel the epidemic that's been plaguing the West Coast of the U.S.
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New York Officials: Breast Milk May Be Best 'Formula'

New York City officials hope an initiative will help more new moms choose breast-feeding over baby formula. Some critics are sour on the idea, urging the government to stand back and not create another layer of pressure to already-anxious new parents.

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