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Arrested Development

Nov 18, 2005
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Tess Vigeland about the demise of the FOX series "Arrested Development."

Black box warnings

Nov 18, 2005
A new report out shows doctors frequently ignore so-called "black box" warnings on medications that include serious side effects. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

If you air it, they will watch?

Nov 16, 2005
Lately, ad dollars have been flowing away from network television and toward the Internet. Madison Avenue types wonder if TV ads are worth it. So network execs held a press conference to calm nerves. Jeff Tyler reports.

Employers and healthcare? Split 'em up

Nov 16, 2005
As health costs soar by double digits, every company providing heath coverage to employees is now looking for ways to pare it back. Marketplace commentator Robert Reich has one solution to help them.
Posted In: Health

Weight-loss supplements

Nov 16, 2005
Sure those weight-loss aids might help you lose a few pounds... but they might also be harming your health. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

What would Michelangelo say?

Nov 15, 2005
Tomorrow in Rome, a trial begins against a former curator at the Getty museum charged with trafficking in looted antiquities. Megan Williams reports on Italy's longstanding illicit-art suspicions of American museums.
Posted In: Canada

Choice and confusion

Nov 15, 2005
Helen Palmer reports on the government's new prescription drug program for seniors, which opens for enrollment today.
Posted In: Health

Over-the-counter drugs: Who really benefits?

Nov 15, 2005
Commentator Christopher Bowe warns consumers who want over-the-counter access to prescription drugs to be careful what they wish for.
Posted In: Health

Screenwriters, or ad copywriters?

Nov 14, 2005
As more people find ways to skip over commercials, product placement in TV shows has become increasingly appealing to advertisers. Today, a coalition of writers and actors denounced the practice. Jeff Tyler reports.

How much choice is too much?

Nov 14, 2005
Medicare reaches an important milestone tomorrow, the first day seniors can sign up for the new drug benefit. As Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH, they aren't all thrilled about it.
Posted In: Health

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