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Nestle balancing its diet

Jun 19, 2006
Swiss food giant Nestle today said it's going to fatten up its nutritional portfolio, paying $600 million for diet company Jenny Craig. Lisa Napoli reports.
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What health care windows might Gates open?

Jun 16, 2006
Now that Bill Gates is devoting himself to philanthropic efforts, could he become the next John D. Rockefeller? Helen Palmer reports on what his changed role could mean to health care.
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Day in the Work Life: Jingle writer

Jun 16, 2006
On this week's A Day In the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we pause for a commercial break with a jingle writer.

Every step you take

Jun 16, 2006
Don't think the "do not disturb" sign on your hotel room will allow you privacy. These days, hotels and retailers have found a new way to keep tabs on what you're doing. Chief Brand strategist, Eli Portnoy, takes Kai inside the new frontier of customer data collection.

Net neutrality

Jun 16, 2006
Companies, take your corners. Phone and cable businesses on one side. Internet firms on the other. And consumers are in the middle of a fight over how the internet should be run. Kai speaks to CNET's Declan McCullagh.

Wealthy and worried

Jun 16, 2006
There comes a time when parents can't avoid the topic anymore. Kids, we're rich. Marketplace's Sean Cole reports on how wealthy families handle the "money talk."

Redefining juvenile obesity

Jun 16, 2006
The AMA has changed the criteria for juvenile obesity, expanding the number of children deemed overweight. A report out today says the move largely benefits drug companies and humiliates kids. Janet Babin explains.
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The empire of Sudoku

Jun 16, 2006
It's has been a year since the puzzle game started to appear in US papers, and it's pretty much created its own business empire since. Nancy Farghalli has the story.

Surprises at the box office

Jun 16, 2006
Daily Variety editor Stuart Levine and host Mark Austin Thomas discuss the unexpected popularity of Al Gore's global warming documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, and the unprecedented 7-day opening "weekend" for Superman.

Doctor shortage on the horizon

Jun 15, 2006
A new report says the number of doctors graduating from medical school is not keeping pace with the health care needs of US patients. Why aren't people getting their MDs? Helen Palmer reports.
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