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August 14, 2013 - Issue 2552


The Unsavory Aspects of Farmed Shrimp

Shrimp

August 14, 2013

The latest research shows this seafood favorite may be wildly contaminated. Even though less than 2% is inspected, it makes up over 25% of all seafood rejected for contamination. Don't eat it unless it comes from these locations...

Heart Surgery in India for $1,583 Costs $106,385 in U.S.

Heart Surgery

August 14, 2013

How does the US get away with charging $100,000 more for the same medical procedure compared to other countries?