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This week’s topics include early testing for amyloid, improving colorectal cancer screening, generic medications, and folic acid supplementation and neural tube defects. Program notes: 0:34 Folic acid supplements and neural tube defects 1:38 Significant drop with fortification 2:36 Maybe found …

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This week’s topics include health impact of coffee, measuring body temperature, germ line mutations and cancer in kids, and a treatment for respiratory syncytial virus. Program notes: 0:35 Coffee and health 1:31 Decrease in cardiovascular mortality 2:36 Way to measure …

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This week’s topics include diabetes and mortality, red meat and death, flavored tobacco, and mortality trends in the US. Program notes: 0:39 Processed meats and cancer risk 1:31 No randomized controlled trials 2:31 Carbon footprint with meat production? 3:36 Mortality …

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