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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

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.

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

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.

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