Marketplace for Monday, May 6, 2013
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Just in case those emails weren't enticing enough, Pfizer has decided to buck a business trend and sell Viagra direct online to combat conterfeits. Will it work? In another "will it work" question, YouTube is rumored to be putting up paywalls for content. We check in on whether your favorite cat videos will be behind it. On your original (TV) screen, USA networks paid a hefty price for reruns of "Modern Family," a laugh track-less show. Does the canned laughter make a difference?
Posted In: Entertainment, television, women, mary tyler moore
In her new book, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong takes a look at Mary Richards and the rest of the gang from the WJM newsroom and the real-life people behind the "Mary Tyler Moore Show."
Posted In: China, senior citizen, health care
China’s government has spent more than $125 billion on securing coverage for 95 percent of the country, but big problems remain. China remains a place where out-of-pocket costs can equal a year’s salary and where underpaid doctors expect a bribe before they perform surgery on you.
Posted In: viagra, Pfizer, pharmaceuticals
Viagra is one of the most-counterfeited drugs on the web, and Pfizer's latest effort to tackle that issue is a first.