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Five food safety myths — debunked!

Worried about being felled by a burrito or sidelined by potato salad? Anastacia Marx de Salcedo clears up a few untruths about foodborne illnesses.


  The truth about blood

The Centers for Disease Control is tracking blood transfusions across the country to gauge the risks and benefits. Need to Know talks to one of the leaders of the new “hemovigilance” program.

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