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Aug 18, 2010
The new health care reform law requires that certain preventive screenings be paid by insurance companies, including the colonoscopy. But a partial colonoscopy, or sigmoidoscopy, proves to be just as effective as a colonscopy.
Jul 11, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about insurance options, suspiciously high interest rates and education savings.
Mar 2, 2012
Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa is among the U.S. senators pushing for the end of the dollar bill in the quest to save the government money.
Dec 27, 2011
We all know that drunk driving kills. But research shows, so does walking drunk.
Jun 9, 2010
The IRS says that bars and restaurants are under-reporting the amount of tips they earn, so it's responding with more audits of the tax forms filled by the food and beverage industry. John Dimsdale reports.
Jun 17, 2009
There is a big debate in Congress over the health care system overhaul and whether the government should offer a public insurance option. Commentator Robert Reich says there's only one choice.
May 22, 2009
The average college graduate today leaves school $22,000 in debt, and has job choices limited to what pays the most. Commentator Robert Reich offers a new strategy to cover the cost of education without worrying about money.
Apr 28, 2009
A Florida company has developed an all-natural product that it says could revolutionize how food is grown in the U.S. It's called Smart Grow, but it might be a tough sell. Dan Grech explains.
Jul 23, 2008
The U.S. Mint will be rolling out new $1 coins next month and will be launching a campaign to expand the coins' use. Jeremy Hobson reports the coins could save millions in production costs.
May 5, 2010
A requirement in the health care law requires restaurants to post nutrition information in plain sight. The theory is that will help us make better food choices. Professor Dan Ariely talks with Kai Ryssdal about how what seems simple isn't always so.