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Is the NFL preseason too long?

Aug 17, 2006
Not according to the league's bottom line. Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to business of sports expert David Carter.
Posted In: Sports

It's all in the name

Aug 17, 2006
"Snakes on a Plane" opens today and many expect the film that's already a hit in the blogosphere to take off at the box office. Ethan Lindsey looks at how it generated all that buzz.

Health care gap extends to middle class

Aug 17, 2006
You've heard of the income gap between rich and poor. A new study looks at the health care gap — and finds it's not just the poor at a disadvantage. Corinna Wu reports.
Posted In: Health

Anti-smoking pill may be real deal

Aug 15, 2006
A report out today finds that a new drug called Chantix helps smokers kick the habit. The maker of the drug paid for the studies, but it's not necessarily a conflict of interest, reports Helen Palmer.
Posted In: Health

Bird flu in Michigan

Aug 15, 2006
The news that avian flu has turned up in some wild birds in Michigan isn't panicking that state's poultry farmers. At least not yet. Sarah Hulett reports.
Posted In: Health

Day in the Work Life: Bodyguard

Aug 11, 2006
On this week's A Day In the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we protect our interests with a bodyguard.

Foreign markets' Hollywood pull

Aug 11, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to Daily Variety managing editor Michael Speier about the role foreign markets play in deciding what movies get made in Hollywood.

Cashing in on fantasy football

Aug 11, 2006
Fantasy football leagues can generate real revenue for businesses tied to the NFL. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at who's banking on the phenomenon.
Posted In: Sports

Under the care of pharma-nurses

Aug 10, 2006
Some drug companies are starting to provide nurses to help patients stick to treatments prescribed by their doctors. Is it just a new tactic to sell expensive high-profile drugs? Cathy Duchamp checks up on the situation.
Posted In: Health

Malfunctioning defibrillators

Aug 10, 2006
Defibrillators are popping up in public places everywhere these days, but a new report says one in five could be defective. Helen Palmer looks into the life-saving market.
Posted In: Health

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