Support Marketplace

Health

Pages

Shhhhhhhhhh

Nov 22, 2005
New research excessive noise is bad for both hospital workers and patients. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

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.
Posted In: Health

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.
Posted In: Health

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.
Posted In: Canada, Health, New York, Science

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.
Posted In: Health

Employers and healthcare? Split 'em up

Nov 16, 2005
As health costs soar by double digits, every company providing heath coverage to employees is now looking for ways to pare it back. Marketplace commentator Robert Reich has one solution to help them.
Posted In: Health

Weight-loss supplements

Nov 16, 2005
Sure those weight-loss aids might help you lose a few pounds... but they might also be harming your health. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

The battle for Tamiflu

Nov 16, 2005
Gilead and Roche have been engaged in a dispute over the production of the drug Tamiflu. Now the two have reached an agreement. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Health

Choice and confusion

Nov 15, 2005
Helen Palmer reports on the government's new prescription drug program for seniors, which opens for enrollment today.
Posted In: Health

Over-the-counter drugs: Who really benefits?

Nov 15, 2005
Commentator Christopher Bowe warns consumers who want over-the-counter access to prescription drugs to be careful what they wish for.
Posted In: Health

Pages