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The diabetes effect

Nov 24, 2005
Diabetes not only impacts the health of millions of Americans, it's also taking a toll on the local economies where it's most prevalent. Andrea Gardner explains.
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New rule, Brittania

Nov 23, 2005
Fat people will now be denied certain kinds of operations to cut costs in Britain's state-run National Health Service. Patient groups condemn the decision as callous and unfair. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
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Poultry fears in China

Nov 23, 2005
New outbreaks of bird flu have triggered restrictions on poultry imports in Hong Kong, and poultry sales are way down. Ruth Kirchner reports.
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Bird flu prevention

Nov 22, 2005
Commentator Natasha Loder argues more money needs to be spent to prevent a possible bird flu pandemic at its source.
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"You'll shoot your eye out, Ralphie."

Nov 22, 2005
US PIRG releases its 20th annual survey on toy safety today. Jeff Tyler reports.
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Shhhhhhhhhh

Nov 22, 2005
New research excessive noise is bad for both hospital workers and patients. Helen Palmer reports.
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Toronto, SARS, and bird flu

Nov 21, 2005
Canada learned from its experience with SARS... Lessons that could help the US decide how to spend billions to prevent a bird flu epidemic. From Toronto, Steve McNally reports.
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GM makes predicted job cuts

Nov 21, 2005
This morning, GM's CEO Rick Wagoner offered up what he called some "tough medicine:" the car maker will cut 30,000 manufacturing jobs and close nine North American plants by 2008. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
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Drug battle in D.C.

Nov 18, 2005
The drug industry is suing Washington, D.C. over a city law that caps prescription drug prices. The city is trying to cut down on the amount it spends annually on drugs for uninsured residents. Stuart Cohen reports.
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Black box warnings

Nov 18, 2005
A new report out shows doctors frequently ignore so-called "black box" warnings on medications that include serious side effects. Helen Palmer reports.
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