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Bird flu summit

Feb 27, 2006
Bird flu experts from around the world assemble in Washington today to discuss how businesses can prepare for a possible outbreak. Eric Niiler reports.
Posted In: Health

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Health Care Chorus

Feb 25, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week, the need for health care reform has bridged a political divide. Chris sings hallelujah.

From the Money Matters Desk: Merging Money

Feb 25, 2006
She's got a mutual fund account. He's got vacation property. Before they walk down the aisle, they need to walk through each other finances. On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- Author Sheryl Garrett tells us all the financial questions you should ask before you swap rings.

Olympic logos

Feb 24, 2006
You pay $4 billion dollars to sponsor the Olympics, you'd think you could put your corporate logo wherever you darn well want. The truth is, it's a bit more complicated than that. The IOC and the Turin organizing committee have been keeping a close eye on what logos go where. The person who takes care of that is Cecilia Gandini.
Posted In: Sports

Flonase injunction

Feb 24, 2006
A federal judge in Maryland has granted Glaxo Smith Kline's request for an injunction. The British company wants to stop sales of a generic version of its best-selling allergy drug Flonase. Generic drug makers want a piece of the $1.2 billion dollars Flonase brings in each year. And they say Big Pharma's using hard-ball tactics to shut them out. Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH.
Posted In: Health

Glaxo defends Flonase

Feb 24, 2006
The FDA, under fire for sluggishness in approving generic drugs, announced this week that it had OKed a generic version of the popular nasal spray Flonase. In response, the drug's maker, GlaxoSmithKline, took legal action to halt the move. Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH.
Posted In: Health

The smoking lounge is open

Feb 24, 2006
Cities across the US, including New York and Los Angeles, have banned smoking in restaurants and even bars. Chicago finally caved into that peer pressure last month... perfect timing for the city's new luxury smoking lounge. Diantha Parker reports.
Posted In: Health

What's an Oscar worth?

Feb 24, 2006
It's time for the Oscars. Tess Vigeland talks to Daily Variety editor Michael Speier about the green behind the little gold statute.

Dr. Wal-Mart

Feb 24, 2006
Wal-Mart will be expanding its health insurance program, covering the children of part-timers and reducing the waiting period for coverage eligibility. They'll also be opening cheap clinics in some stores. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, businesses across the US are watching.
Posted In: Health

NFL negotiations

Feb 23, 2006
The NFL's collective bargaining agreement with its players doesn't expire for another year. But as Business of Sports commentator David Carter tells Tess Vigeland, both sides are already honing their positions.
Posted In: Sports

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