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What is hard work?

Jul 27, 2012
Hard work is what made the United States, but there's now concern Americans aren't working hard enough.
Posted In: employment, Jobs, Work, productivity

Olympian priorities: Gold or green?

Jul 20, 2012
Thirty-five-year-old Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto talks about struggling in the pursuit of gold.
Posted In: London Olympics, Jamie Nieto, high jump, Personal Finance, sponsorship, spending

An overdose of pharmacy students

May 21, 2012
Just five years ago, universities rushed to open pharmacy schools to fill a projected need. But baby boomer pharmacists are delaying retirement.
Posted In: pharmacists, pharmacy

Wal-Mart announces cutbacks on employee health care

Oct 21, 2011
It's going to stop offering health insurance to any new hires who work less than 24 hours a week and up the premiums for full-time employees.
Posted In: Health

Where there's fewer doctors, nurse practictioners can fill in

Jun 23, 2010
Health care reform is helping nurse practitioners find more opportunities to fill in for primary care doctors.
Posted In: Health

Health costs lost on many Americans

Feb 25, 2010
Tempers flared at times during a bipartisan health care summit in Washington. But despite the drama, many Americans greet the health care debate with a shrug. Why? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health

Education works as a placebo effect

Sep 3, 2009
Ever wonder why college is so expensive? Commentator Tyler Cowen says it's because there's more to education than just coursework.
Posted In: Education

Where it pays to make it from scratch

Aug 7, 2009
Is it worth it to make your own butter? Jennifer Reese explores the most cost-effective approach to do-it-yourself food in her frugal-minded blog, The Tipsy Baker. Tess Vigeland paid her a visit and helped her make bagels.
Posted In: Food, Internet

We asked you to name our conference rooms and the winner is...

May 9, 2013
We asked listeners to weigh in with suggestions for names for our office meeting rooms.

Why I don't need a senior discount

Feb 15, 2013
Senior citizens get to purchase a host of goods and services at prices 10-20 percent lower than their under-5o counterparts. But commentator Lorie Eber says it's time for senior citizens give up their discounts.
Posted In: baby boomers, senior citizens, elderly, discounts



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