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Tom Cruise as investment strategy

Aug 23, 2006
After 14 years Paramount Pictures has said it'll end ties with megastar Tom Cruise. His camp announced they'll finance future projects using hedge fund money. Jeff Tyler has the story.
Posted In: Investing

Californians movin' out

Aug 23, 2006
It seems that "California Dreamin'" isn't quite as ideal as it used to be for many Americans. There's evidence that suggests people and businesses are headed out of state. Jeff Tyler has the story.

Paying the price for obesity

Aug 22, 2006
A study released today suggests that obesity has been a major factor driving Medicare spending growth in the last 15 years. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Wyeth battles Prempro lawsuits

Aug 21, 2006
About 4,500 women have filed lawsuits against Wyeth for failing to warn them of cancer risks from its menopause drug Prempro that were found in a 2001 study. The first of those cases goes to trial tomorrow. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Day in the Work Life: Under the sea

Aug 18, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we splash around with an aquarist.

Plot thickens in Plavix patent battle

Aug 18, 2006
Drug maker Bristol Myers Squibb is in court trying to stop a Canadian company from selling a generic version of its blockbuster blood-thinning drug. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

The rising cost of strokes

Aug 18, 2006
The cost to care for stroke victims is expected to reach $2.2 trillion over the next 45 years. Doctors are calling for more government cash to halt what they call an impending epidemic. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Job Files: Air traffic controller

Aug 18, 2006
This week Job Files visits air traffic controller Sherry Avery.

Plavix generic coming off pharmacy shelves?

Aug 18, 2006
Two drug companies are going to court today to try to stop a Canadian pharmaceutical company from selling a generic of the No. 2 top-selling prescription drug: blood-thinner Plavix. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health

Big win for fantasy sports

Aug 17, 2006
A small, fantasy sports company won a huge legal battle with Major League Baseball last week. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to sports business analyst Ed Derse about the impact of the court ruling.
Posted In: Sports

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