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Your Health Podcast: Sleep-Inducing Drinks And 'Mulligan Stew'

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Your Health Podcast: Sleep-Inducing Drinks And 'Mulligan Stew'

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Your Health Podcast: Sleep-Inducing Drinks And 'Mulligan Stew'

Your Health Podcast: Sleep-Inducing Drinks And 'Mulligan Stew'

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On this week's podcast, we discuss a whole lot of food safety, from the German E. coli outbreak that has made thousands sick to a finding right here in the U.S. that many chickens have arsenic-laced livers.

And who can forget the songs from Mulligan Stew, a popular kids TV show about nutrition in the '70s? If you did, take a tour down memory lane with Renee Montagne as she checks out a new National Archives exhibit called What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?

You might be surprised at how far we've come since vitamin-fortified doughnuts.

We also discuss the latest in caffeine delivery devices, as well as beverages that aim to make us sleepy — and what they actual do to our bodies, as well as a the high cost of drugs.

You can find the podcast above, or at the bottom of the page under the podcast heading. To subscribe to the Your Health podcast, click here.

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