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This week’s topics include citrus and melanoma, a new oral medication for obesity, stroke treatment guidelines, and a vaccine for Helicobacter pylori. Program notes: 0:40 Consumption of citrus and melanoma 1:40 Citrus source of photosensitizing chemicals 2:41 Is it across …

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This week’s topics include dangers of newer oral contraceptives, elevated thyroid hormone and fractures, aflatoxin and gallbladder cancer, and HDL cholesterol efflux and heart disease. Program notes: 0:34 Newer oral contraceptives and risk of VTE 1:31 VTE and older and …

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This week’s topics include apple consumption and physician visits, Ebola vaccine, acetaminophen and low back pain, and the diseases and conditions afflicting Brunis edwardii. Program notes: 0:44 Ebola vaccine 1:44 No adverse effects noted 2:44 Need more rigorous trials 3:44 …

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