Mar 2, 2012 When you're in pain and in need of treatment, it's hard to pay really close attention to your health care choices. Commentator Renee Lux describes how treating her stiff neck led to a huge hike in her insurance costs.
Mar 12, 2012 Commentator Mark Bittman argues we should regulate sugar like we do cigarettes.
Feb 20, 2012 The Medical College Admission Test will require aspiring doctors to understand people as well as science.
Feb 17, 2012 A report says U.S. taxpayers may end up on the losing side of the multi-billion-dollar housing settlement between banks and states. Former TARP Inspector General Neil Barofsky explains how we may be bailing out big banks again.
Feb 15, 2012 New research shows that work 100+ hours a week as an investment banker -- or a lawyer or software engineer -- can be a big hazard.
Feb 13, 2012 Banks will pay out billions over questionable foreclosure practices, like robo-signing. Will homeowners in hard-hit Nevada feel relief?
Feb 13, 2012 The settlement between states and banks is worth $250 billion, but few homeowners benefit.
Feb 13, 2012 The $25 billion foreclosure settlement is one of the biggest in history. But is it fair? Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, one of the architects of the deal, responds.
Feb 10, 2012 Michelle Obama will announce a Pentagon venture to make the food offerings in the U.S. military more healthy. It’s the first change to military rations in 20 years.