Marketplace Morning Report for Friday April 25, 2014

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A new report suggests that dentists have found a way to see more Medicaid patients without increasing waiting times for their existing patients. They do so by relying more on dental hygienists. What lessons might doctors – dealing with an influx of new patients under the ACA – learn from dentists, and what are the limits in trying to copy that approach? Plus, Northwestern University football players are scheduled to vote today on whether they want to be represented by a union. The National Labor Relations Board ruled in February that Northwestern's football players on athletic scholarships are university employees, setting the stage for the election. 

PODCAST: American's youth want to be their own bosses

Mortgage lending this winter fell 58 percent from a year ago to the lowest level in 14 years. A report says dentists see more Medicaid patients without increasing wait times for existing patients.

Young people want to ditch the boss and strike out on their own

With Mark Zuckerberg as their model, how could they go wrong?
Posted In: Entrepreneur
Northwestern Wildcats line up

Are hours of football practice a job?

Northwestern football players are scheduled to vote on whether they want to be represented by a union.
Posted In: NCAA, Kain Colter
Dental hygienist cleans patient's teeth

Doctors can learn a lot from dentists

A report says dentists see more Medicaid patients without increasing wait times for existing patients.
Posted In: ACA, Obamacare

Climate change: how to talk about bad news

Talking about global warming makes people's heads explode. It's a tough subject.
Posted In: climate change, al gore, communications

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Cirrus
Bonobo
Another New Day
Jazzanova
The Young Machines (Album Leaf Remix)
Her Space Holiday
A Million and One Things To Do (Instrumental)
Time Machine

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