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The Ritalin Generation

Feb 9, 2006
Many of today's college students have grown up with a personal knowledge of ADD drugs. There's even a name for them: "The Ritalin Generation." Some students are abusing these medications, either for study aids or for a good time. Youth Radio's Michelle Jarboe reports from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she says there is a thriving black market for ADD drugs.
Posted In: Health

You say Turin, I say Torino...

Feb 9, 2006
... Let's call the whole thing off? Business of sports expert David Carter tells Lisa Napoli why we haven't been hearing much about the upcoming Winter Olympics.
Posted In: Sports

Se vende Univision

Feb 9, 2006
The Spanish-language TV network is for sale, and as Jeff Tyler reports, it's not just the small-screen cachet Univision has with Latinos that makes it attractive to buyers.

The FDA and ADD

Feb 8, 2006
Senator Chuck Grassley is charging that the Food and Drug Administration isn't regulating prescription drugs for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD). His remarks come as two FDA advisory panels prepare to meet to discuss ADD drugs. Helen Palmer has the story.
Posted In: Health

The Secret Millionaire's Club

Feb 8, 2006
Warren Buffett has teamed up with a British company to create an animated series called "The Secret Millionaire's Club" to teach children how to invest their money. Storylines will include corporate raiders, crooked politicians, and corrupt accountants. Curt Nickish takes a look.
Posted In: Economy, Entrepreneurship

WTO on GMOs

Feb 7, 2006
The US, Canada, and Argentina have all complained to the World Trade Organization about the EU's policy on genetically modified food. As Helen Palmer reports, today the WTO said Europe's policy will have to change.
Posted In: Health

Health rationing

Feb 7, 2006
Soaring costs mean that the financial health of Medicare is deteriorating quickly. Commentator and health policy expert Jonathan Weiner says major surgery may be in order.
Posted In: Health

Superbowl ads

Feb 6, 2006
We probably don't have to tell you there was a football game last night. Some people actually watched the play, but then there were those of us who were more interested in the ads, such as Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith.
Posted In: Sports

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Poorest Generation?

Feb 4, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week, a new book says twenty and thirty-somethings are financially worse off than their parents. Chris isn't buying it.

Before You're Six Feet Under

Feb 4, 2006
More than half of all Americans don't have a basic will. But dying without an estate plan could create a financial and emotional hassle for your loved ones. Joining Kai to discuss estate planning is Elizabeth Arnold, the author of the new book, <em>Creating the Good Will.</em>
Posted In: Retirement

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