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Marketplace for Monday May 26, 2014
May 26, 2014

Marketplace for Monday May 26, 2014

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One in three babies are born by Cesarian section in the U.S., but the rates of C-sections vary widely by state, and even by hospital. Gigi Douban reports on how a call by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology for fewer C-sections may play out. Meanwhile, Facebook has just announced new gender options. Users can now change their profiles to identify as transgender, transsexual, trans-feminine and many more; there are a lot of options. And for companies, making the choice to recognize, and, even showcase different lifestyles is becoming popular. And, Marketplace guest host David Gura talks about beer and business with Steve Hindy, co-founder of The Brooklyn Brewery. 

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A stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge

May 26, 2014
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Traffic flows over the Golden Gate Bridge during the morning commute in San Francisco.
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Why the legend of the cupcake is mostly myth

May 26, 2014
David Sax, author of "The Tastemakers", shatters illusions about the cupcake fad

Doctors to test suspended animation

May 26, 2014
"We don't like to call it suspended animation because it sounds like science fiction."

Inside the economics of the delivery room

May 26, 2014
New guidelines for doctors urge fewer C-sections and more natural births.

Study: Fairtrade doesn't always yield highest wages

May 26, 2014
A UK report says coffee grown under Fairtrade conventions doesn't always yield the highest wages for farmers.

Showcasing different lifestyles through advertising

May 26, 2014
For companies, making the choice to recognize, and, even showcase different lifestyles is becoming popular.

Starting the craft beer revolution

May 26, 2014
Author and co-founder of the Brooklyn Brewery talks the start of the craft beer trend.

Why a lot of military vets like farming

May 26, 2014
Many veterans come from rural regions. For those with PTSD, farming can help ground them.

Where have all the first time home buyers gone?

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May 26, 2014
One answer: nearly half of all home sales go to all-cash buyers

One in three babies are born by Cesarian section in the U.S., but the rates of C-sections vary widely by state, and even by hospital. Gigi Douban reports on how a call by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology for fewer C-sections may play out. Meanwhile, Facebook has just announced new gender options. Users can now change their profiles to identify as transgender, transsexual, trans-feminine and many more; there are a lot of options. And for companies, making the choice to recognize, and, even showcase different lifestyles is becoming popular. And, Marketplace guest host David Gura talks about beer and business with Steve Hindy, co-founder of The Brooklyn Brewery. 

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