The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission will set up its first permanent office in Beijing later this year. Chinese authorities must still approve the move, but some say it could help China crack down on shoddy goods. Amy Scott reports.
A new scientific study out of the U.K. says organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food. Not sparkling news for the organic food industry. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard.
House Democrats are being schooled on health-care reform in advance of their summer recess. After all, lawmakers have to be able to answer questions back home. Kai Ryssdal talks with Joel Achenbach of the Washington Post about Congressional summer school.
If you're pinched for a stay in a luxury hotel suite this vacation, why not try a luxury stay outdoors? Between multi-room tents and propane ovens, first-time campers are getting the good life at a discount. Jennifer Collins reports.
India's launch of Fair & Handsome skin-lightening cream three years ago has started a boom for male grooming products throughout the country. Raymond Thibodeaux explores the link between status and lighter skin and how it translates to profits.
A new study shows that obesity-related problems account for nearly 10% of U.S. health-care spending. But a measure in the Senate health-care bill may offer workers attractive incentives to get fit. Sarah Gardner reports.
As the recession puts more pressure on household incomes, more nurses who had stopped working are re-entering the job market and reducing the nursing shortage. Still, demand for nurses is expected to remain high. Cathy Duchamp reports.