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Kids won't outgrow obesity

Sep 5, 2006
A study out today finds that medically obese infants and toddlers are five times more likely to be overweight when they reach puberty. And that could have a huge financial impact, Helen Palmer reports.
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Exceptional caregiving

Sep 5, 2006
Hillary Wicai looks at how some companies are offering employees more flexibility to care for chronically ill loved ones.
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Hanging with a surf instructor

Sep 4, 2006
Ever wonder what it's like to be a surf instructor? Get ready to hit the waves with Larry Fernandez.
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Job Files: Milkman

Sep 4, 2006
This Labor Day installment of the job files checks in with a hard-working milkman.
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Day in the Work Life: Substitute teacher

Sep 1, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we go to the head of the class with a substitute teacher.
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Job Files: Burlesque dancer

Sep 1, 2006
This installment of the Job Files looks at the life of a burlesque dancer.
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Andre Agassi's legacy

Aug 31, 2006
Host Brian Watt and business of sports expert David Carter look at the legacy of Andre Agassi, both as tennis star and marketing icon.
Posted In: Sports
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No official wine for California

Aug 30, 2006
Gov. Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill earlier this week that would have made zinfandel the "historic wine" of California. Host Scott Jagow asks W. Blake Gray, wine editor at the San Francisco Chronicle, about the decision.
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Trying to get Bally in shape

Aug 30, 2006
Dissident shareholders are preparing for a possible bid to put Bally Total Fitness on the sale block after years of disappointing revenue. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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Health insurance system in trouble?

Aug 29, 2006
The Census Bureau released its annual report on wages, poverty and health insurance today. The number of uninsured Americans has gone up again, and many see that as evidence the system isn't working. Helen Palmer reports.
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