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Duped In The Deli Aisle? 'No Nitrates Added' Labels Are Often Misleading

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Jill Heinerth says Dan's Cave on Abaco Island, Bahamas, is her "favorite cave on Earth." Jill Heinerth/Ecco hide caption

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Cave Diver Risks All To Explore Places 'Where Nobody Has Ever Been'

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An allergy warning notice is displayed next to food in a branch of Pret A Manger in central London. Pret A Manger is working to have full ingredient labeling in all its British shops by the end of 2019. Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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A Newark, N.J., resident carries a case of bottled water distributed Monday at a recreation center. The Environmental Protection Agency said residents shouldn't rely on water filters the city gave out to address lead contamination. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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LifeVine boasts that it has little sugar and higher antioxidant levels than most wines. There is a wave of wines and spirits that aim to woo wellness enthusiasts. But some health claims made by alcohol brands have scientists on edge. LifeVine Wines hide caption

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Steve Wickham, at home in Grundy County, Tenn., has developed an educational seminar with his wife, and fellow nurse, Karen, that they are using to help people with Type II diabetes bring blood sugar under control with less reliance on drugs. Blake Farmer/WPLN hide caption

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2 Nurses In Tennessee Preach 'Diabetes Reversal'

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Mixing Alcohol And Sun? Beware, A Buzz Begets A Faster Burn

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These greens are among the hydroponic crops grown by students at Brownsville Collaborative Middle School, in Brooklyn, N.Y. In June, the students started to sell discounted boxes of the fresh produce to community members. Robin Lloyd/for NPR hide caption

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The Science Of Smiles, Real And Fake

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Even with visits to the local food pantry, many families struggle to get enough to eat. Food banks say rethinking our donations could help them stretch their money. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Researchers studied the gut microbes of runners from the Boston Marathon, isolating one strain of bacteria that may boost athletic performance. Nicolaus Czarnecki/Boston Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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A bowl of tsampa flour pictured with other dishes in a typical Tibetan lunch. Counterclockwise from left: potatoes in turmeric and cumin; liangfen; mung bean jelly and spring onions with cilantro, triple-fried in red chili pepper; and black tea. To make pa, the tsampa would be mixed with butter, tea, salt and sometimes Tibetan cheese. Courtesy of Tsering Shakya hide caption

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