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Get ready for cell phones on planes

May 17, 2006
What happens after the FCC auction of communications spectrum for in-flight wireless licenses? Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Science

More health care isn't better health care

May 16, 2006
Almost a third of the money Medicare spends on chronically ill seniors is wasted, according to a new study out from Dartmouth Medical School. Helen Palmer tells us why.
Posted In: Health

Breast milk for sale?

May 16, 2006
There's nothing as good as mother's breast milk for a baby. Increasingly, that milk could come from businesses that operate on a strictly for-profit basis. Nancy Mullane reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Health

Celeb for a night

May 16, 2006
The Cannes film festival begins this week in France and John Laurenson found a way to feel like a star at the event. Soiree de Star will make you feel like a celebrity too — for a price.
Posted In: Canada, Entrepreneurship

Medicare spending

May 16, 2006
A new study out today finds nearly one-third of the money Medicare spends on chronically-ill seniors is wasted. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Saving Sophie Newcomb

May 16, 2006
Efforts by Tulane University to absorb one of the nation's oldest women's colleges and its sizeable endowment have hit a snag. Bill Zeeble has the story.

Mobile mania

May 15, 2006
Are mobile phones the dot-coms of the new century? Lisa Napoli takes a look at the push to put everything from a Paris Hilton game to the nutritional content of your food on your mobile phone.
Posted In: Science

Medicare D(eadline)

May 15, 2006
Today is the deadline for seniors to sign up for the Medicare D drug plan without penalty. There's a debate over how many eligible seniors have signed up, but insurers say it's not enough. Scott Tong explains.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Investing in pricey violins

May 15, 2006
A 299-year-old Stradivarius is expected to fetch $2 million on the auction block Tuesday. Is a violin really a good investment? Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Investing

It's ad blitz week

May 15, 2006
TV networks are trying to sell their new fall lineups to companies this week. But at least one of the country's biggest advertisers has pulled out of the early buy and that could be a sign of things to come. Janet Babin reports.

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