Giving up meat can be great for your health, but can also get expensive. Cash Peters had reservations but decided to try it anyway, and found it may get pricey, but it works. He offers tips for transitioning.
Even before the economic crisis, health care has been a pressing issue. Kai Ryssdal talks with economist and health-care expert Victor Fuchs about what we, as a society, need to think about in this very tumultuous time.
The watchdog group Public Citizen is asking a court to throw out a rule concerning hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen. Abolishing the ruling would help a new administration issue a new one. Sam Eaton reports.
The economy is stressing enough for so many in the U.S. that many are bringing it up in therapy. Sean Cole visits several therapists and finds the crisis as a current event has had an impact akin to 9/11.
The Food and Drug Administration opened up its first overseas office today in China in an attempt to get closer to where issues could start. Scott Jagow talks to Scott Tong in Shanghai about other FDA offices to follow.
More than 95 million MRIs and CAT scans are performed every year in the U.S. Is that a bit much? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports health care professionals may be under pressure to use their testing equipment.