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It's 'Doughnut Hole Day'

Jul 18, 2006
Democrats today are highlighting Medicare's "Doughnut Hole" coverage gap, but there's disagreement over just how many people will actually fall into the hole. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Stem cell politics

Jul 17, 2006
The Senate is debating a bill that would allow federal funding of stem cell research. It's expected to pass, but President Bush has threatened to veto any such bill — and money may not be the key issue, Hillary Wicai explains.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Stem cell bill

Jul 17, 2006
The Senate today begins debate on a bill that could open the door for more federal funding of stem cell research. But President Bush has vowed to stamp his first-ever veto on the legislation. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Drug store health clinics

Jul 17, 2006
There's a new trend in health care delivery: Your neighborhood drug store could soon offer in-store clinics that might save you a trip to the doctor's office. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health

Day in the Work Life: A pawn shop tale

Jul 14, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we bargain with a pawn shop owner.

Renting month to month

Jul 14, 2006
Renters, beware: Rents are heading up. Do you have any negotiating power with your landlord? Kai sits down with Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

House swap

Jul 14, 2006
You've got a bungalow in Spain. They've got a brownstone in New York. And both of you are thinking 'Let's trade properties for a little R&R vacation.' Tess Vigeland calculates the cost of a house swap.

Another win in Merck's column

Jul 14, 2006
With yesterday's verdict in New Jersey, Merck has now won more than half of the Vioxx liability lawsuits filed against it. Is the decision to fight individual cases paying off? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Resale bling

Jul 14, 2006
With gold prices climbing back toward record highs, Hillary Wicai wonders if there are any resale treasures hiding in her jewelry box. She fills us in on the market for scrap gold.

Hollywood's 'drop' phenomenon

Jul 14, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to Daily Variety managing editor Michael Speier about films that have a huge opening weekend at the box office — and then seem to disappear.

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