Marketplace for Monday, Sept. 1, 2008

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Study finds little impact from drug ads

The pharmaceutical industry spends billions of dollars on direct-to-consumer advertising. But a Harvard Medical School study says the ads aren't really working. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Health

Refineries, rigs take Gustav's blows

Oil companies won't know the full extent of damage to offshore oil rigs and refineries in and along the Gulf of Mexico until Hurricane Gustav passes. But they think measures they've taken should limit the losses.
Posted In: Oil

Centers help evacuees wait out storm

As Hurricane Gustav came ashore along the Gulf Coast, more than 2 million evacuees found shelters to wait out the storm. Tess Vigeland got the perspective of two members of the Southern Baptist Convention, which is providing assistance.
Posted In: Charity

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