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TSPR's Emily Boyer

McDonough District Hospital has replaced its 2D mammography machine with a unit that takes both 2D and 3D images. 

Our Unhealthy Obsession with Body Image

Feb 22, 2017
Rich Egger

I am fat.  The first time I remember being told this was on the first day of third grade, when a friend I hadn't seen all summer said how chubby I looked in the back-to-school dress I had been so excited to wear. 

Gym Germs Worse Than Expected

May 9, 2016
David Murray / Flickr Creative Commons

Exercise equipment may be designed to keep you healthy, but it actually poses its own potential health risk.

(Amy Mayer/Harvest Public Media)

All week, Harvest Public Media's series Choice Cuts: Meat In America is examining how the meat industry is changing the U.S. food system and the American diet.

One of the most important tools of modern medicine is in jeopardy. In the 20th century, antibiotics turned once-lethal infections into manageable diseases. They also contributed to the transformation of meat production in America.