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Living next door to a work of art

Sep 15, 2006
You might think having a Frank Lloyd Wright in your neighborhood would be a good thing. But one Los Angeles community is finding there's a downside to historic architecture. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

WHO recommends DDT

Sep 15, 2006
The World Health Organization today is expected to tap banned pesticide DDT as an important tool in the fight against malaria. But as Nancy Marshall Genzer reports, some African farmers are worried.
Posted In: Health

Job Files: Pool pro

Sep 15, 2006
Rack 'em up. This week's installment of the Job Files visits professional pool player Jennifer Barretta.

Good luck buying your own health insurance

Sep 14, 2006
Americans whose employers don't provide health insurance don't have a very good chance of finding it on their own. 9-in-10 who try are turned down or give up because it's too expensive, says a study out today. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Why do we make bad money decisions?

Sep 14, 2006
A new breed of economist is studying brain scans to figure that out. Think of it as an academic mashup between neuroscience and economics. Host Bob Moon talks to The New Yorker's John Cassidy who's been looking into the trend of Neuroeconomics.
Posted In: Health, Investing

Target's Bullseye goes upscale

Sep 14, 2006
Discount retailer Target has ventured into the world of high fashion with the Tar-zhay Couture label. Will it impact the company's value brand? Sarah Lemancyzk reports.

Congress questioning non-profit hospitals

Sep 14, 2006
New findings from Senate investigators conclude that many not-for-profit hospitals are not fulfilling their charge of caring for the poor and uninsured. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

AMA lobbying Congress over Medicare cuts

Sep 14, 2006
The doctor's lobby jumps into election-year politicking this week with a campaign to get Congress to roll back cuts on Medicare payments. Nancy Marshal Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Luxury getaways . . . plus surgery

Sep 13, 2006
As healthcare costs continue to soar, some people are flying to hospitals in countries like India that often employ American-trained doctors who can operate at a fraction of the cost. And that's just part of the package, Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Health

Medical tourism meets healthy opposition

Sep 13, 2006
American businesses are looking into the potentially cost-saving trend of medical tourism, but some skeptics are putting their collective foot down. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health

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