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Not a pretty picture

May 4, 2006
Kodak is having a rough go in the age of digital cameras and camera phones. The photo industry giant lost $298 million last quarter and today said it's considering selling its health-imaging business. Cheryl Glaser reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Wall Street

Investing in vaccines

May 4, 2006
Federal health authorities today issued more than a billion dollars worth of contracts to speed the production of vaccines in preparation for a possible avian flu pandemic. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Washington

Bird flu threatens Africa's chicken economy

May 3, 2006
While avian flu is still a big "if" here, other parts of the world are already battling outbreaks in their bird populations. In Africa, chickens are not only food, but an insurance policy against hard times. Suzanne Marmion reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Sorry kids, soda is out

May 3, 2006
Diet soda, water and low-fat milk are in. Anti-obesity advocates and the soft drink giants have a big announcement today: They're yanking most soda-pop from this country's public schools. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Health

Who's paying for bird flu prep?

May 2, 2006
The Bush administration has a plan to deal with a massive bird flu epidemic. But what role should the government play — and what costs should private business bear? Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Obesity fight goes high-tech

Apr 28, 2006
The biotech sector is working on electronic devices to curb obesity, including a so-called "gastric pacemaker" that tricks the stomach into thinking it's full. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Health

How you feelin'?

Apr 26, 2006
Research out today says even moderate-income Americans are getting priced out of decent health coverage. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Civilian amputees find it hard to get their C-legs

Apr 25, 2006
Wounded soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often receive the most technologically-advanced computerized prosthetics available. But for civilians in need of similar care, these limbs can be nearly impossible to obtain. Ann Hepperman reports.
Posted In: Health

The new, natural 7UP

Apr 24, 2006
The Uncola is ditching sodium and chemical preservatives in an effort to attract health-conscious consumers, but will it be enough to revive slumping sales? Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Health

Lawsuit stirs renewed Teflon fears

Apr 20, 2006
A federal lawsuit filed in Delaware alleges that drinking water supplies near a DuPont facility in New Jersey have been contaminated with chemicals used to make Teflon. As Sarah Gardner reports, the suit may raise serious safety questions about the common household chemical.
Posted In: Health

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