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Apr 1, 2011
Ads are everywhere in grocery stores -- milk cartons, shopping carts, the floor. But now, new technology means you might start seeing ads on your food.
Feb 17, 2011
Even though a nice house out in the suburbs with a white picket fence is the prototypical American dream, a lot of home buyers are voting with their feet and choosing to live within walking distance of public transit.
Jan 12, 2010
These days many outpatient surgeries are being handled at remote surgery centers. But with so many of these centers popping up, hospitals are feeling a whole lot of pain. Kerry Grens reports.
Nov 23, 2009
Pinball machines used to be everywhere, but not anymore. Economics professor Jeff Ely talks with Kai Ryssdal about the economic lessons that can be learned from the machine.
Aug 19, 2009
School districts from Maryland to California are turning their focus outside the United States to fill certain teaching jobs. Gigi Douban reports from Birmingham, Ala.
Jul 28, 2009
Kai Ryssdal talks with Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson about health-care reform. He says it's not just about cost, but also about changing the way doctors treat patients.
Apr 28, 2009
Publicly funded research doesn't seem so public when the public has to pay to read the results in a journal. A proposed law would help publishing companies preserve their business models, but it would limit public access to the research. Janet Babin reports.
Sep 11, 2008
We've been hearing a lot lately about negative TV ads stirring up America's ongoing culture wars. Some new ones are about to come out, not from one political candidate attacking another, but from McDonald's attacking Starbucks. Rico Gagliano reports.
Aug 8, 2008
Going vegetarian has got a lot of buzz these days, but what does it take to get acclimated to an entirely new diet, both for your stomach and your wallet? Cash Peters reports.