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Healthy Eating Trends Challenge Fast-Food Industry

McDonald's and other fast-food chains find themselves in a tough position as they try to satisfy health-conscious customers while maintaining support for "old favorites" that aren't so healthy. The issue is gaining visibility as researchers focus on the health dangers of fatty foods. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.