Eco-News Roundup: Thursday August 20

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Pay to Play: For the cost of medical fraud, we could pay for healthcare reform.

Dean 3G: Guess who’s got his own healthcare reform Rx? Howard Dean.

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em: New findings show antioxidants can fuel breast cancer. [National Geographic]

Next!: The public option may be breathing its last.

Small Screen: The McSteamy’s sex tape, hydrated by Fiji Water.

Wolf Woes: State of Idaho will allow a cull of 25% of its wolf population. [MongaBay]

 

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