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A farmer applies fertilizer to corn in Kasbeer, Ill. Scientists say one significant source of nitrogen pollution is fertilizer that leaches off of fields growing corn and soybeans to feed meat and dairy animals. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A New York judge has ruled that items like Panera's Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich on Tomato Basil bread, which contains 2,850 milligrams of sodium, require a warning label. Jesse Grant/Getty Images for IMG hide caption

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Judge Rules NYC Can Require Sodium Warnings On Restaurant Menus

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Troy Hodge was only 41 years old when a vessel in his brain burst. "You don't think of things you can't do until you can't do them," he says. Matailong Du/NPR hide caption

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Strokes On The Rise Among Younger Adults

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When the Flint Farmers' Market moved downtown, closer to public transportation, more low-income customers started shopping there for all their grocery needs, a new study finds. G.L. Kohuth/Courtesy of Michigan State University hide caption

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Heat lamps warm fresh pizza in the food line at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Amazon Cafe in the Rainforest. The dining area has increased offerings of healthful foods such as salads, but pizza, fries and corn dogs remain popular choices among visitors. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN hide caption

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An assortment of organic vegetables are seen on display. A growing body of evidence documents how farming methods can influence the nutritional content of foods. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside a mobile clinic parked near a Conservation Corp high school, Dr. Seth Ammerman talks with a patient. About 400 young people who visit the van each year have never seen a doctor, Ammerman says. Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED hide caption

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A Cluttered Kitchen Can Nudge Us To Overeat, Study Finds

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Sylvester Williams, a Denver Broncos nose guard, nabs Isaiah Crowell of the Cleveland Browns last October. If measured by BMI, Williams is obese. AAron Ontiveroz/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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If BMI Is The Test Of Health, Many Pro Athletes Would Flunk

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A Chipotle Mexican Grill employee prepares a burrito for a customer in Seattle. The CDC believes the two recent E. coli outbreaks at Chipotle restaurants are over. Stephen Brashear/AP hide caption

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Ben Lecomte has swum across the Atlantic Ocean, and now he aims to traverse the Pacific, which will take him five or six months. Bongani Mlambo/The Longest Swim hide caption

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Can Extreme Exercise Hurt Your Heart? Swim The Pacific To Find Out

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These fiber-rich foods altogether offer about 28.5 grams, or a woman's daily recommended intake. Clockwise from top left: one pear, 6 grams of fiber; medium artichoke, 7 grams; 1 ounce of popcorn, 3.5 grams; 1 medium sweet potato, 4 grams; 1 cup edamame, 8 grams. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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A Diet High In Fiber May Help Protect Against Breast Cancer

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