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    • The Bad Food Bible

    • How and Why to Eat Sinfully
    • By: Aaron Carroll MD
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings, Kate Rudd
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
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    Advice about food can be confusing. There's usually only one thing experts can agree on: some ingredients - often the most enjoyable ones - are bad for you, full stop. But as Aaron Carroll explains, these oversimplifications are both wrong and dangerous: if we stop consuming some of our most demonized ingredients altogether, it may actually hurt us.

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    • classic Dr Carroll more in book form !!!

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    • What We Know (and Don’t Know) About How to Lose Weight

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The endless array of diets that claim to help you shed pounds tend to fall into two camps: low fat or low carbohydrate. Some companies even claim that genetics can tell us which diet is better for which people.

    "What We Know (and Don’t Know) About How to Lose Weight" is from the March 26, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Death by Medical Error: Adding Context to Scary Headlines

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Death by Medical Error: Adding Context to Scary Headlines" is from the August 15, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The EpiPen, a Case Study in Health Care System Dysfunction

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The EpiPen, a Case Study in Health Care System Dysfunction" is from the August 23, 2016, The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Why You Should Exercise (No, Not to Lose Weight)

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Why You Should Exercise (No, Not to Lose Weight)" is from the June 20, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Preventing Teen Suicide: What the Evidence Shows

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Rates of teen suicide continue to rise, federal health officials reported this month, with rates for girls higher than at any point in the last 40 years. A rational response would be to engage in evidence-based measures to try to reverse this course. Too often, we assume that there’s nothing we can do.

    "Preventing Teen Suicide: What the Evidence Shows" is from the August 17, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The U.S. Is failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at 1 Month Old

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The U.S. Is failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at 1 Month Old" is from the June 06, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Schools Are Slow to Learn That Sleep Deprivation Hits Teenagers Hardest

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Schools Are Slow to Learn That Sleep Deprivation Hits Teenagers Hardest" is from the March 28, 2016, The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Alcohol's Effect on Health: What the Science Says

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Alcohol's Effect on Health: What the Science Says" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • The Unsung Success of a Diabetes Prevention Program

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "The Unsung Success of a Diabetes Prevention Program" is from the March 30, 2016, The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • California, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn’t Belong

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    About two-thirds of smokers will die early from cigarette-based illnesses. Cigarettes are also very addictive. Because of this, it seems reasonable to place warnings on their labels.

    "California, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn’t Belong" is from the April 23, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Exciting Microbe Research? Temper That Giddy Feeling in Your Gut

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    While we have long known about the existence of microbes — the tiny bacteria, fungi and archaea that live all around, on and in us — our full relationship has become one of the hottest topics for research only in recent years.

    "Exciting Microbe Research? Temper That Giddy Feeling in Your Gut" is from the March 06, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Medical Residents, Misplaced Pride and Saner Hours

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Medical Residents, Misplaced Pride and Saner Hours" is from the The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • A Republican Plan for Medicare Is Experiencing a Revival

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll, Austin Frakt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A number of Republican health care policy proposals that seemed out of favor in the Obama era are now being given new life. One of these involves Medicare, the government health insurance program primarily for older Americans, and is known as premium support.

    "A Republican Plan for Medicare Is Experiencing a Revival" is from the January 30, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and Austin Frakt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • It's Easy for Obamacare Critics to Overlook the Merits of Medicaid Expansion

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "It's Easy for Obamacare Critics to Overlook the Merits of Medicaid Expansion" is from the September 26, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Why Cystic Fibrosis Patients in Canada Outlive Those in the U.S.

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Cystic fibrosis has no cure. Over the past few decades, though, we have developed medications, diets and treatments for depredations of the disease. Care has improved so much that people with cystic fibrosis are living on average into their 40s in the United States. In Canada, however, they are living into their 50s.

    "Why Cystic Fibrosis Patients in Canada Outlive Those in the U.S." is from the March 20, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Unexpected Honey Study Shows Woes of Nutrition Research

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Unexpected Honey Study Shows Woes of Nutrition Research" is from the October 28, 2015 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • How I Lost Weight and Learned to Love Thanksgiving Again

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In our house, there are no pictures of my wife and me that are more than a few years old.

    "How I Lost Weight and Learned to Love Thanksgiving Again" is from the November 20, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • In Defense of Moderate Drinking (Again)

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "In Defense of Moderate Drinking (Again)" is from the March 23, 2016, Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It’s Not All About You

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    One of the biggest problems in trying to convince people that they need to immunize against things like the flu is that they don’t really feel the pressure. After all, for most people, the flu shot is an inconvenience, and they’re unlikely to get the flu in a given year. So why bother?

    "Still Not Convinced You Need a Flu Shot? First, It’s Not All About You" is from the January 15, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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