COBRA allows former employees to pay to continue their health care coverage after they've left their job. But as Sally Herships reports, the costs of the program can make it difficult for some families to see the benefits.
It's hard to avoid Proctor and Gamble's global presence and scores of beauty products. But some of the company's brands are starting to lose out to cheaper generics. Janet Babin explores the consumers' perspective.
The affluent town of Edina, Minn., has been slowly feeling the effects of layoffs and stretched budgets. Annie Baxter visits the town's biggest employer to see how it's coping with the economic stress.
Pfizer announced a deal this morning to buy Wyeth for more than $68 billion, which it will do with the help of bailed-out banks. What does this say about the lending health of these banks? Steve Henn reports.
Reports out this morning say mega pharmaceutical company Pfizer is in talks to buy competitor Wyeth in a potential $60 billion deal. Pfizer may be considering the move because it's running out of options. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Some states have been considering whether to regulate fee-for-service physicians who practice what is sometimes referred to as "concierge" medicine. Tamara Keith explores why the option has garnered controversy.
President Obama wants to tackle Medicare in his first budget, a program he calls "unsustainable." The issue is a tough sell politically, but could be easier if rising health care costs are managed. Sarah Gardner reports.