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Job Files: Perfumer

Oct 13, 2006
Ahhh, just take a whiff. On this week's installment of the Job Files, we talk to a perfumer.

A model for universal health care?

Oct 12, 2006
About 46 million Americans don't have health insurance. Some states have stopped waiting on the federal government and put universal health care measures on their ballots. Leading the way: Massachusetts. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

NCAA tax status in question

Oct 12, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas speaks with business of sports expert David Carter about the NCAA and the heat it's taking for its tax exempt status.
Posted In: Sports

Helping the world see

Oct 11, 2006
Vision problems affect hundreds of millions in the developing world, yet the issue remains largely out of public sight. There are some low-cost solutions though, Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Pfizer goes shopping for new drugs

Oct 11, 2006
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has made a relatively small purchase with some big implications. Helen Palmer explains why buying a small British vaccine company could be a shrewd move.
Posted In: Health

A colorful moment in TV history

Oct 11, 2006
On this day 56 years ago, CBS was issued the first color TV license by the FCC. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us Back to Business, our look at the history of all things economic.

Self-identity for sale

Oct 10, 2006
So Google buys YouTube for $1.6 billion — another opportunity to make gobs of money selling more ads to more eyeballs. But commentator and marketing expert Adam Hanft says something is being overlooked in the swirl of attention.

MySpace showing its age

Oct 9, 2006
The online social networking market is heating up. A new study finds that the sector is maturing and quickly separating into niches. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Day in the Work Life: Record keeper

Oct 6, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we preserve the past with a corporate archivist.

Agreement would take junk out of food

Oct 6, 2006
President Clinton and the American Heart Association announced a deal with several major food companies to make school snacks healthier. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Science