According to a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, more expensive medications relieve pain better, even when they're placebos. Jeff Tyler reports sometimes perception is reality.
Brazil's JBS, the world's biggest beef producer, is looking to buy two U.S. beef companies: Smithfield Beef Group and National Beef Packing Co. The move would make the Brazilian company the largest beef producer in America. Dan Grech reports.
Botox maker Allergan Inc. received a subpoena for documents related to the anti-wrinkle injection. The company believes the subpoena relates to alleged off-label promotion of Botox to treat headaches. Jeff Tyler reports.
Keeping with the trend of pre-portioned "100-calorie" snack packs, the Girl Scouts have developed a new low-fat cookie called the Cinna-Spin. Andrea Gardner reports the girls should cash in on the trend.
In response to the recent U.S. beef recall, consumer groups want the Department of Agriculture to release more information down the distribution line. John Dimsdale reports some say that could cause more confusion.
Medical schools in Israel aren't graduating enough doctors to replace the large numbers of retiring physicians. So the country is turning to the U.S. tactic of bringing in doctors from overseas. Daniel Estrin reports.
The Cato Institute is petitioning for the legal sale of human kidneys as a way to snuff out the kidney black market. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports the ethical issues involved and the recommended selling process.