Mar 24, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 24, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about hedge fund Starboard's plans to start a proxy fight that would remove all of Yahoo's board members and chat with a cardiologist for our Pro Tool series about his most prized work item. 

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One of the military's biggest competitors? The economy.

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The military is trying to expand its base beyond family.
The military wants to expand its roster of recruits.
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Wanted: more black and Latino doctors

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Some programs are aiming to diversify the medical field, starting in high school.
Christiona Harris, 18, plans to attend medical school after college, with help from Baltimore's MERIT program.
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Majority of U.S. consumers binge-watch TV

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Is binge-watching TV just a trend or is it here to stay?
More than 80 percent of millennials binge-watch TV.
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The domino effect on housing

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High housing prices started on the coast, then spread inward.
San Francisco housing is among the most expensive in the nation. 
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In the X-ray lab, gear is key

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A cardiologist talks about controlling the risks of his workplace.
Dr. Prospero Gogo donning his protective gear.
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Diversifying the medical field

Mar 24, 2016
Expensive housing, the military, and workplace diversity.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about hedge fund Starboard’s plans to start a proxy fight that would remove all of Yahoo’s board members and chat with a cardiologist for our Pro Tool series about his most prized work item. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC