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Here are some side effects in the Ebola response.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Oct 3, 2014
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Ebola is here, but you shouldn't panic.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Oct 1, 2014
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WHO warns that Ebola cases could top 20,000.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Aug 29, 2014
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The FDA is trying to crack down on antibiotics use on farms. These economists say there's a better way.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jan 13, 2014
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This chart demonstrates not only how low our life expectancy is relative to other developed countries, but also how far we have fallen even in the last 30 years.

  • Wonkblog
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  • Dec 26, 2013
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A basic primer: Why antibiotic resistance is a problem, what farms have to do with it, and why some people think the FDA's rules don't go far enough.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Dec 14, 2013
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Toxic plumes created 50 or 60 years ago still cast long shadows on human lives.

  • Harold Pollack
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  • Nov 10, 2013
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McDonald's is using calorie counts to advertise its most fattening meals.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 17, 2013
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The weirdest finding in economics is no longer true.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 13, 2013
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We don't know why childhood obesity is declining. But we do have pretty good proof that its actually happening.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • Aug 6, 2013
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If it really cares about families, the Family Research Council is focusing on the wrong stuff.

Results from states, cities, and counties show modest but encouraging slim-downs.

He was responsible for the smoking ban on airplanes, the minimum drinking age, and the current laws against drunk driving.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jun 3, 2013
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A big new Senate bill would revamp a much-criticized 1976 law governing the chemicals in everything from crib mattresses to water bottles.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • May 22, 2013
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This was, according to the Oregonian, the fourth time the city has voted against fluoridation since 1956.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • May 22, 2013
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"Anti-fluoride members of the community hired private detectives to find some 'dirt' on the Superintendent and were ultimately successful in driving him out of town."

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • May 21, 2013
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The fluoridation war is alive in Portland.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • May 21, 2013
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Bill Gates wants to save a lot of lives. In this interview, he tells me how.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 17, 2013
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The BEER Act would take the excise tax on ales and lagers back to 1990 levels. That means more violence and car accidents.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 10, 2013
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Watching the Boston footage, I couldn’t help wondering: If I were present in some emergency, would I actually know how to help?

  • Harold Pollack
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  • Apr 18, 2013
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