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Insight - Science for hire:exposes disclosure deficit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - By 2012, Eastman Chemical seemed to be perfectly positioned when it came to producing plastic for drinking bottles. Concerns about a widely used chemical called bisphenol A (BPA) had become so great that Walmart stopped selling plastic baby bottles and children's sippy cups madeFull story

The three most awesomest things on the Internet for July 12

  Chris Hayes shares the three most awesomest things on the internet: 1) Tufts University asks prospective students what YOLO means to them.  2) A high school shooting guard goes for an unbelievable dunk. 3) "Sharknado" fever takes over the internet.

Small restaurants serving big calories, salt: studies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite public health progress in cutting calories, as well as salt and fat from fast foods and supermarket products, neighborhood restaurants are still packing big helpings of each into their meals, a trio of studies suggests. Full story

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  The political price tag on weight loss

Jennifer Sacheck, associate professor of nutrition at Tufts University; Jacquie Berger, executive director of “Just Food”; MSNBC political analyst Karen Finney; and Democratic strategist John Rowley; join Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the politics of weight loss.

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Al Gore Speaks at Tufts University
Al Gore Speaks at Tufts University

400156 01: Former US Vice President Al Gore walks into a lecture hall where he spoke at Tufts University about "family-centered community building" with a group of 150 students and faculty January 25, 2002 in Medford, MA.