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Health
12:00 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Does Probiotic Yogurt Really Affect Digestion?

Originally published on Fri October 28, 2011 12:30 pm

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JOHN DANKOSKY, HOST:

This is SCIENCE FRIDAY. I'm John Dankosky.

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Europe
12:00 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

EU Pulls Greek Economy Back From Brink. Now What?

European leaders hammered out a deal early Thursday morning to pull Greece back from the edge of default and provide a bigger buffer of cash for other vulnerable EU countries. The details, though, remain to be worked out, and many experts question whether meltdowns will spread across the Eurozone.

Health
12:00 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Panel Recommends HPV Vaccine For Boys, Too

The vaccine helps protect men against anal and throat cancers that can occur after sexual activity. It may also protect women, indirectly, by reducing transmission of HPV. Public health officials have been trying since 2006 to get parents to have their daughters vaccinated, but rates remain low.

Health Care
12:00 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Medicare Open Enrollment Met With Confusion

Originally published on Thu October 27, 2011 1:13 pm

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NEAL CONAN, host: This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan in Washington. It's open enrollment season for many health insurance plans, including Medicare, the federal health care program for Americans 65 and over. Some 48 million people are enrolled, and the window to change plans opened earlier than usual, this year, and closes earlier, too.

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Around the Nation
12:00 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Local Governments React To Spreading Protests

In cities from Atlanta to Oakland, residents and business owners have complained about clogged sidewalks, filthy parks and loud protests. Occupy Wall Street demonstrators continue to assert their right to gather, and have sparked demonstrations all over the world.

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