Headlines one day say: “A Step Closer to a Cancer Cure’ or ‘Red Wine Prevents Heart Disease.’ But the next day, the headline will say “Cure for Cancer Miles Away” or “Red Wine Can Bad for Women.” How can an informed consumer make sense of the conflicting scientific and medical research we see everyday? Join Kojo to explore how medical experiments scientific research are translated for public consumption, and what can be done to improve the usefulness of health & nutrition reporting.

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