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Keeping counterfeit drugs off shelves

Apr 20, 2006
Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at efforts to prevent counterfeit prescription drugs from reaching consumers.<br /><b>Latest in a series: The Price of Piracy.</b>
Posted In: Health

Stanley Cup's back

Apr 20, 2006
Hockey's Stanley Cup playoffs get underway this weekend. You'll remember, there were no playoffs last year because the season was cancelled. Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Sports

Free drug programs can continue

Apr 19, 2006
Drug manufacturers have received word that they can continue giving free medicine to poor people, even those enrolled in the new Medicare drug benefit. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Hollywood takes Broadway

Apr 19, 2006
The opening of Julia Roberts' play in New York today is the latest example of Broadway's use of Hollywood star power to attract audiences. Tess Vigeland reports.

Study: Health problems persist among poor hurricane evacuees

Apr 18, 2006
A new study says that Hurricane Katrina evacuees still living in temporary government housing are suffering from high rates of chronic illnesses and mental problems. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

AMA: Insurance consolidation = higher premiums

Apr 18, 2006
A new study from the American Medical Association finds that consolidation in the health insurance industry has led to higher premiums for consumers. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health

Math in the Real World

Apr 15, 2006
Parabolas, word problems, the quadratic equation...Oh my. Carolyn Kellogg takes a trip to see the wizard: the student who knew all the answers in her high school algebra class. Sure, mastering algebra helps in real life? Sure squared.
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Low-cost malaria treatment

Apr 14, 2006
Malaria is one of the developing world's deadliest diseases, but Helen Palmer reports on a new partnership between the private and non-profit sectors to develop a low-cost treatment.
Posted In: Health

First Massachusetts, now Texas?

Apr 14, 2006
The Lone Star State is home to the nation's largest percentage of full-time workers without health insurance. As part of efforts to change that, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has proposed offering businesses an incentive to provide employees with health coverage. Ben Philpott has more.
Posted In: Health

Job Files: Coffee broker

Apr 14, 2006
If you're going to be a coffee broker, you have to have a passion for what you're doing.

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