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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

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

Lead paint verdict

Feb 23, 2006
A Rhode Island jury has found three makers of lead-based paint liable for millions of dollars in cleanup costs. As Sam Eaton reports from the Sustainability Desk, the verdict opens up the possibility that other states will follow suit.
Posted In: Health

Fox's mini-network

Feb 23, 2006
Fox's parent company, News Corporation, is launching a new mini-network on TV stations leftover from the UPN/WB merger. Janet Babin has the details.

Cross country woes

Feb 22, 2006
The US Cross Country Ski Team has been suffering a serious medal drought. Jason Paur looks at how the team is hoping to change its fortunes with a new spending plan.
Posted In: Sports

The cost of diabetes

Feb 22, 2006
The American Diabetes Association today plans to quantify how much the disease costs employers, and offer recommendations on how businesses can help fight the malady. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Health

Pharmaceutical goodwill ambassadors

Feb 22, 2006
Many sales reps for GlaxoSmithKline will now take on the added duty of goodwill ambassador for the drug industry. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.
Posted In: Health

Antiquities and iniquities

Feb 21, 2006
Today, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art signed a deal with Italy. The Met will return allegedly looted antiquities to Italy in exchange for long-term loans of other artifacts. But as Lisa Napoli reports, the deal may open a big can of worms.
Posted In: Canada

Real estate's come-from-behind win in Park City

Feb 20, 2006
Park City, Utah, hosted numerous events during the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Many realtors predicted a housing boom to come with the Games. It came... but not until a while later. Robin Sussingham reports.
Posted In: Sports

"Sopranos" maps

Feb 20, 2006
The producers of HBO's hit series "The Sopranos" are hoping to generate more buzz among fans by offering a map of Tony Soprano's favorite haunts on Google Maps.

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