Sep 1, 2007 Women who take the birth control Pill get a warning: it could have adverse effects in other areas of their health. Well today scientists with the Women's Health Initiative -- the biggest study ever done on oral contraceptives -- reversed decades of research and said in fact the Pill could have beneficial health effects beyond preventing pregnancy. Our health reporter Helen Palmer joins us with the details.
Sep 1, 2007 The Jetsons had Rosie, the mechanical housekeeper. You may have seen or used those Roombas... the robot vacuum that tidies up while you're away. The United Nations tells us robots are going to become a bigger and bigger part of our home lives. We recharged Marty Goldensohn so he could bring us this report.
Sep 1, 2007 You may be aware that the Bush Administration pulled out of the Kyoto Treaty on Climate Change in 2001. But that didn't mean the end of the global effort to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions. This week the Russian parliament begins debating the measure. Since the U.S. is not part of Kyoto... companies here won't have to comply with expensive upgrades to their emissions technologies. But Marketplace's Stephen Beard reports that instead of putting them at an international advantage, U.S. manufacturers could be missing out.