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Good 'Bucks office?

Jan 12, 2006
Today Starbucks announced it's teaming up with Lions Gate Entertainment to promote the studio's films in its coffee houses. The move adds to an already-busy entertainment atmosphere at Starbucks. As Tess Vigeland reports, it's no longer all about the coffee.

Day In The Work Life: Wedding Planner

Jan 6, 2006
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life'...our look at how folks trade their time for money...we walk down the aisle with a wedding planner.

Carrot and Stick

Jan 6, 2006
A new year, a new you, and a new set of benefits. Employers want to lower their health care costs. And they're doing it by giving incentives to workers to change their lifestyles. Alex Cohen has the story.

The cost of sick days

Jan 6, 2006
One survey last year calculated the annual cost of sick days at more than $600 per employee. New research suggests it's probably higher. Work and Family correspondent Sarah Gardner reports that the financial side-effects go beyond the obvious.
Posted In: Health

That pesky healthcare

Jan 6, 2006
President Bush is likely to include a call for new and better healthcare markets in his State of the Union address later this month. Economist and commentator Glenn Hubbard says we need them.
Posted In: Health

Happy b-day, NCAA

Jan 6, 2006
The college athletic conference hits the century mark this weekend, and as Rachel Dornhelm reports, the organization is as much about business as it is about sports.
Posted In: Sports

Cloning scandal fallout

Jan 6, 2006
Repercussions from the South Korean cloning scandal continue to reverberate. This week, Science magazine announced a rare retraction of an article authored by the researcher at the heart of the scandal. Helen Palmer looks at whether the scandal has cooled investor enthusiasm for life sciences ventures.
Posted In: Health, Science

The Job Files: Pharmacist

Jan 6, 2006
In this installment of the Job Files, we check in with pharmacist Steve Kaufman.
Posted In: Health

Safety Deficit Disorder

Jan 5, 2006
The FDA is investigating the safety of drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder. As prescriptions have grown, so have reports of heart problems. From the Health Desk at WGBH, Helen Palmer has more.
Posted In: Health

Canada's overcrowded waiting room

Jan 5, 2006
Many Americans envy Canada's public health care system, where government pays for your essential medical needs. But Canadians often find they have free access... to a long wait. As Steve McNally reports, Canada may have to move closer to the American model.
Posted In: Canada, Health

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