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Are first-round picks a good deal?

Apr 28, 2006
The NFL Draft gets underway today. As Alisa Roth reports, top-dollar investment in first-round draft picks doesn't always pay off.
Posted In: Sports

Obesity fight goes high-tech

Apr 28, 2006
The biotech sector is working on electronic devices to curb obesity, including a so-called "gastric pacemaker" that tricks the stomach into thinking it's full. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Health

Job Files: Trailer park manager

Apr 28, 2006
This installment of The Job Files looks at Kenneth Grindell, manager of the Shady Dell Vintage RV Park in Bisbee, Ariz.

Summer box office

Apr 27, 2006
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about Hollywood's hope for the summer box office.

How you feelin'?

Apr 26, 2006
Research out today says even moderate-income Americans are getting priced out of decent health coverage. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Civilian amputees find it hard to get their C-legs

Apr 25, 2006
Wounded soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often receive the most technologically-advanced computerized prosthetics available. But for civilians in need of similar care, these limbs can be nearly impossible to obtain. Ann Hepperman reports.
Posted In: Health

The new, natural 7UP

Apr 24, 2006
The Uncola is ditching sodium and chemical preservatives in an effort to attract health-conscious consumers, but will it be enough to revive slumping sales? Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Health

Good or bad, sports markets college names

Apr 21, 2006
Business-of-sports expert David Carter discusses the Duke rape scandal with host Mark Austin Thomas and dispels the notion that no news is bad news.
Posted In: Sports

Lawsuit stirs renewed Teflon fears

Apr 20, 2006
A federal lawsuit filed in Delaware alleges that drinking water supplies near a DuPont facility in New Jersey have been contaminated with chemicals used to make Teflon. As Sarah Gardner reports, the suit may raise serious safety questions about the common household chemical.
Posted In: Health

Who's behind that diagnosis?

Apr 20, 2006
A new study states that every psychiatric expert involved in writing the standard diagnostic criteria for mood and psychotic disorders had financial ties to drug companies that sell medications for those illnesses. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

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