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Dec 22, 2005

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Medical device glitches

Dec 22, 2005
Recent problems with a blood sugar monitor are the latest in a series of medical device glitches this year. Helen Palmer looks at what's behind the trend.

Take that, you young whippersnappers

Dec 22, 2005
A new report shows that, contrary to popular belief, people over 50 can actually be more productive than younger workers. Hillary Wicai has more.

Inflation indicators

Dec 22, 2005
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell surveys inflation indicators with host Scott Jagow to evaluate how good a job the Fed is doing to keep prices down.

Last-minute shopping

Dec 22, 2005
Perhaps the biggest trend in holiday shopping this year is procrastination. Alex Cohen reports on what it means for shoppers and retailers.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC