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That pesky healthcare

Jan 6, 2006
President Bush is likely to include a call for new and better healthcare markets in his State of the Union address later this month. Economist and commentator Glenn Hubbard says we need them.
Posted In: Health

Happy b-day, NCAA

Jan 6, 2006
The college athletic conference hits the century mark this weekend, and as Rachel Dornhelm reports, the organization is as much about business as it is about sports.
Posted In: Sports

Cloning scandal fallout

Jan 6, 2006
Repercussions from the South Korean cloning scandal continue to reverberate. This week, Science magazine announced a rare retraction of an article authored by the researcher at the heart of the scandal. Helen Palmer looks at whether the scandal has cooled investor enthusiasm for life sciences ventures.
Posted In: Health, Science

The Job Files: Pharmacist

Jan 6, 2006
In this installment of the Job Files, we check in with pharmacist Steve Kaufman.
Posted In: Health

Safety Deficit Disorder

Jan 5, 2006
The FDA is investigating the safety of drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder. As prescriptions have grown, so have reports of heart problems. From the Health Desk at WGBH, Helen Palmer has more.
Posted In: Health

Canada's overcrowded waiting room

Jan 5, 2006
Many Americans envy Canada's public health care system, where government pays for your essential medical needs. But Canadians often find they have free access... to a long wait. As Steve McNally reports, Canada may have to move closer to the American model.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Football firing squads

Jan 5, 2006
Marketplace host Tess Vigeland talks with our Business of Sports commentator Diana Nyad and gets her take on the recent spate of coach firings in the NFL.
Posted In: Sports

Viacom split

Jan 3, 2006
Viacom Corporation breaks into two separate entities today. Alisa Roth has the details.

Viagra's other benefits

Jan 3, 2006
A new study points to the possibility that erectile dysfunction drugs could help improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients. As Helen Palmer reports, the application could help revive flagging sales of ED drugs.
Posted In: Health

Seeing Starz

Jan 3, 2006
More film stars are now available with a click of your computer keys. Cable network Starz Entertainment Group launches its movie download service today. Vongo, as it's called, will compete with the Apple iTunes video service. From the Innovations Desk at WUNC, Janet Babin reports.

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