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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

The business of the NFL draft

Apr 20, 2006
A week from this Saturday, the National Football League will organize this year's draft. Marketplace's sports business analyst Ed Derse talks with host Kai Ryssdal about how, when it comes to the draft, the hype has a way of taking over.
Posted In: Sports

Keeping counterfeit drugs off shelves

Apr 20, 2006
Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at efforts to prevent counterfeit prescription drugs from reaching consumers.<br /><b>Latest in a series: The Price of Piracy.</b>
Posted In: Health

Stanley Cup's back

Apr 20, 2006
Hockey's Stanley Cup playoffs get underway this weekend. You'll remember, there were no playoffs last year because the season was cancelled. Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Sports

Free drug programs can continue

Apr 19, 2006
Drug manufacturers have received word that they can continue giving free medicine to poor people, even those enrolled in the new Medicare drug benefit. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Hollywood takes Broadway

Apr 19, 2006
The opening of Julia Roberts' play in New York today is the latest example of Broadway's use of Hollywood star power to attract audiences. Tess Vigeland reports.

Study: Health problems persist among poor hurricane evacuees

Apr 18, 2006
A new study says that Hurricane Katrina evacuees still living in temporary government housing are suffering from high rates of chronic illnesses and mental problems. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

AMA: Insurance consolidation = higher premiums

Apr 18, 2006
A new study from the American Medical Association finds that consolidation in the health insurance industry has led to higher premiums for consumers. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health

Math in the Real World

Apr 15, 2006
Parabolas, word problems, the quadratic equation...Oh my. Carolyn Kellogg takes a trip to see the wizard: the student who knew all the answers in her high school algebra class. Sure, mastering algebra helps in real life? Sure squared.
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Low-cost malaria treatment

Apr 14, 2006
Malaria is one of the developing world's deadliest diseases, but Helen Palmer reports on a new partnership between the private and non-profit sectors to develop a low-cost treatment.
Posted In: Health

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