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Canada's overcrowded waiting room

Jan 5, 2006
Many Americans envy Canada's public health care system, where government pays for your essential medical needs. But Canadians often find they have free access... to a long wait. As Steve McNally reports, Canada may have to move closer to the American model.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Football firing squads

Jan 5, 2006
Marketplace host Tess Vigeland talks with our Business of Sports commentator Diana Nyad and gets her take on the recent spate of coach firings in the NFL.
Posted In: Sports

Viacom split

Jan 3, 2006
Viacom Corporation breaks into two separate entities today. Alisa Roth has the details.

Viagra's other benefits

Jan 3, 2006
A new study points to the possibility that erectile dysfunction drugs could help improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients. As Helen Palmer reports, the application could help revive flagging sales of ED drugs.
Posted In: Health

Seeing Starz

Jan 3, 2006
More film stars are now available with a click of your computer keys. Cable network Starz Entertainment Group launches its movie download service today. Vongo, as it's called, will compete with the Apple iTunes video service. From the Innovations Desk at WUNC, Janet Babin reports.

Box office blues

Jan 2, 2006
The film industry just suffered its worst box office take in 14 years. Most industry analysts say the traditional business model has to change. Brian Watt looks at what Hollywood needs to do to right the ship in 2006.

BCS cash register

Jan 2, 2006
College football's BCS Championship series begins today, and as Ethan Lindsey reports, it's as much about money as it is about football.
Posted In: Sports

Hollywood comeback

Jan 2, 2006
Last year, the film industry suffered its worst box office take in 14 years. Brian Watt looks at what Hollywood needs to do to right the ship in 2006.

Cooperstown benefits

Dec 30, 2005
ESPN.com editor Michael Knisley reviews the financial implications of joining Baseball's Hall of Fame with host Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Sports

New Medicare plan takes effect

Dec 30, 2005
The government's new Medicare drug program goes into effect this weekend, but as Helen Palmer reports, less than 9% of one of its main target demographics has signed on.
Posted In: Health

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