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A Dose Of Culinary Medicine Sends Med Students To The Kitchen WBEZ

Aspiring doctors at the University of Chicago are learning how to teach patients about healthy eating. Nutrition advocates say this kind of training is critical to fighting obesity and diabetes.

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Goats and Soda

Filmmaker Documents Custom Of Giving Up Daughters — And Fathers Who Refuse

Samar Minallah Khan challenges the norms in areas of Pakistan where daughters are given away as compensation for a crime or to settle a feud. She doesn't do it alone, though: Her films also give men a chance to speak out.

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The Scallop Scoop: Survey Forecasts A Banner Year In Atlantic

Federal fisheries researchers says their survey found about 10 billion scallops in waters off Delaware and southern New Jersey. They're predicting a boom for the nation's most valuable fishery.

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Code Switch

20 Years Ago, Mount Zion AME Was Set On Fire. Last Night, It Burned Again

In 1996, Bill Clinton spoke at the reopening ceremony of this historically black church. On Tuesday, Mount Zion became the latest in a wave of fires at black churches since the Charleston shooting.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton responds to the cheers of supporters at a Jefferson Jackson event hosted by the Democratic Party of Virginia at George Mason University's Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., last Friday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

13 Emails That Stood Out From The Latest Clinton Document Dump

The thousands of new emails don't reveal a "smoking gun" from the Democratic presidential candidate's time at State, but do give insight into her daily activities — and some funny daily struggles.

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Microphone Check

Vince Staples: 'My Job Is To Keep My Sanity'

The Long Beach, Calif., rapper made his debut album, Summertime '06, so that people who hear it will know how he felt then. "That's when we understood the power we had in fear," he says.

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Shots - Health News

Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game

In NPR's most recent poll, a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as lifelong lessons.

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