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Here are the top ten articles for the Public Health Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Reality TV Is Affecting Girls Health
What are our young girls really learning from Reality TV? Is it helping or hurting their health? Find out how Reality TV is really harming girl's physical, mental and emotional health; bullying, eating disorders and aggression.

2. Bullying and Creating a Healthy Learning Place
The alarming effects and tragic consequences of bullying are on the rise. How are your lawmakers helping to curb bullying and creating a healthy learning environment for your child?

3. Breast Cancer-What's Soy Got To Do With It?
What do we really know about the relationship between soy and breast cancer? Does one exist? Let's get serious about soy and breast cancer research. Women are dying to know.

4. Aspartame versus Sugar
Is the sweetener aspartame (Equal, NutraSweet) safe? Is sugar safe? What are the experts telling us? What do they know and worse, what can we believe?

5. Free Public Health Newsletter Sign Up
Free Newsletter for those interested in Public Health issues and related topics.

6. Chicago Med Students Stage Die In
Recently, Chicago med students staged a die-in to protest the rising deaths of young people due to gun violence. They say police brutality and lack of city leadership oversight is leading to a public health crisis. I applaud their insight. Shouldn't death by gun violence be a public health crisis?

7. Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations
Do you need to get a pneumonia shot this year? Read on to find out about the current recommendations for the pneumonia shot including who should get it, how often, and what the side effects are.

8. High Fructose Corn Syrup Advocates
Read what the advocates of High Fructose Corn Syrup have to say about this product.

9. The Ghost Map- Book Review
The Ghost Map, by Steven Johnson, is an exciting look at the investigation of the 1854 cholera outbreak in London and the beginnings of epidemiology.

10. Holistic Medicine Defined
Learn about holistic medicine and why many physicians embrace this approach to healing.

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