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Silicone implants return?

Jun 29, 2006
The Food and Drug Administration is said to be close to lifting the 14-year ban on silicone breast implants. Cosmetic surgeons — and some of their patients — can hardly wait. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Tenet's $700 million settlement

Jun 29, 2006
Hospital chain Tenet was accused of scamming the Medicare system and consequently the nation's older folks. Today, the company agreed to pay more than $700 million to settle the allegations. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Health

Broken (merger) record

Jun 28, 2006
There's been a big music business merger in the works for years — but Warner Music and EMI can't agree which company will buy out the other. Bob Moon has the story.

Univision finally scores a buyer

Jun 27, 2006
The nation's dominant Spanish-language TV network has been on the block since February. Now a group of private equity companies led by Hollywood mogul Haim Saban is reportedly paying $12.3 billion. Lisa Napoli reports.

What makes people happy? Check the database

Jun 27, 2006
Commentator and economist Kevin Hassett consults some exhaustive research on what makes people happy. Money isn't always the answer.

Curveball for Merck

Jun 27, 2006
News yesterday that a scientific study found Vioxx raised risk of heart attacks after as little as four months of use could hurt Merck's legal strategy against many Vioxx lawsuits. Stacey Vanek-Smith explains.
Posted In: Health

Pacemaker recall

Jun 27, 2006
Boston Scientific, the largest maker of heart regulation devices, has issued a recall for thousands of its products. Helen Palmer has more.
Posted In: Health

Laser acupuncture a sham?

Jun 26, 2006
A consumer advocacy group is calling on federal regulators to crack down on businesses that claim laser acupuncture can help smokers kick the habit. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Health

How are millionaires doing it?

Jun 23, 2006
What you need to know today about the world's newest batch of millionaires.

Day in the Work Life: Room with a view

Jun 23, 2006
On this week's A Day In the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we couch surf with an interior designer.

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