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Wendy's gets leaner

Jun 8, 2006
The No. 3 US fast-food chain announced it's switching cooking oil to significantly reduce trans-fats in french fries and chicken items. But will customers like it? Helen Palmer reports.
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For science or profit?

Jun 7, 2006
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia plans to create a genetic database of over 100,000 children. The initiative raises questions about privacy and who should profit from such information. Helen Palmer reports.
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Hey, those are <em>our</em> ancient remedies!

Jun 7, 2006
American and European drug companies have filed thousands of patents on unorthodox treatments that have been used in India for centuries. Now, India is fighting back to protect its ancient intellectual property. Suzanne Marmion reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Glaxo eyeing Pfizer consumer meds

Jun 6, 2006
Bidding is expected to close today for Pfizer's over-the-counter division. The top bidder so far is said to be pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline. Janet Babin reports.
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AIDS at 25

Jun 5, 2006
The disease has claimed 25 million lives and cost billions of dollars to fight and treat. Helen Palmer looks at what the next 25 years might bring.
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New organic rules

Jun 5, 2006
The government this week issues new rules about what food can be labeled organic. Janet Babin has more.
Posted In: Health, Washington

FDA restaurant report

Jun 2, 2006
Government food regulators are expected to release a report today calling on restaurants to give caloric information on their menus. Scott Tong has more.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Fight against AIDS continues

May 30, 2006
After 25 years the spread of AIDS seems to be slowing. But 40 million people are infected with HIV, and unprecedented resources are being spent to keep fighting it. Helen Palmer reports.
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FDA approves sale of Merck's shingles vaccine

May 26, 2006
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a shingles vaccine for older Americans that was developed by the drug company Merck. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Inventors beware: Take good notes

May 24, 2006
After nearly two decades, the man who invented coronary stents may finally get his due. The device used regularly in heart surgeries has made billions, but Atlanta dentist Henry Wall hasn't seen a dime of it. Emily Kopp reports.
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