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Taking a (tax) break in Puerto Rico

Sep 29, 2006
A great example of how companies are getting even more creative looking for tax breaks? The pharmaceutical industry's presence in Puerto Rico. Kai Ryssdal talks about it with Jill Barshay of Congressional Quarterly.
Posted In: Canada, Health, Investing, Washington

One musician making it on his own

Sep 29, 2006
Sean Cole profiles blues musician Richard Johnston, who gives new meaning to the term one-man band.

Hollywood tries to undercut bootleggers

Sep 29, 2006
Warner Bros. is employing new tactics to battle China's DVD pirates. It's releasing the "Superman Returns" DVD earlier and cheaper in China, but will it work? Jocelyn Ford reports.

Recalling the term 'recall'

Sep 29, 2006
Doctors and manufactures are lobbying health regulators to discontinue use of the word "recall" when issuing advisories on faulty heart devices. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

What to do with that pro sports fortune . . .

Sep 28, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas and business of sports expert David Carter look at the growing trend of sports stars as entrepreneurs.
Posted In: Sports

NYC looking to trim the fat in restaurants

Sep 27, 2006
The New York City Board of Health has unanimously agreed to push forward with a plan to severely limit the amount of artificial transfats used by restaurants. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health, New York

Surprises in the self-checkout lane

Sep 27, 2006
Self-checkout lanes are growing in popularity among retailers, but there have been a lot of unforeseen side effects. Ethan Lindsey reports.

Health care costs <i>only</i> double inflation

Sep 26, 2006
It's no surprise that health insurance costs are going up, but at least last year's 7.7% jump is the lowest increase in seven years. That's according to an annual survey out today. Helen Palmer reports.

Hitler paintings up for auction

Sep 26, 2006
Collectors from around the world are expected to offer up to $10,000 each for works of art believed to have been painted by Adolf Hitler. Stephen Beard has the story.

Industry embraces FDA reform

Sep 26, 2006
Many in the food and pharmaceutical industries support reforming the FDA. Their bottom lines are very much at stake, Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

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