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Thursday, March 25, 2010

We continue to break down the effects - both immediate and long-term - of the health care legislation. Bill Ferris of the AARP discusses how his organization views the bill, and answers your questions. Plus, tech guru Peter Rojas is back to talk gadgets; and how the Census form defines race.

Just Launched! "10 Questions That Count" Census Home Page


Bill Ferris and Peter Rojas

Healthcare for Seniors

Legislative Representative for AARP New York Bill Ferris, and Ellen-Marie Whelan, Senior Health Policy Analyst at the Center for American Progress, talk about what the new health care bill does and does not contain for senior citizens.

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Where to Start on START

Reports indicate that Russia and the U.S. have reached a deal to replace the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START). Mary Beth Sheridan of the Washington Post gives a primer on what's at stake in this historic agreement.


Inspector Gadget: Burning Questions

The fourth and final installment of our month-long series on technology features Peter Rojas, co-founder of, Gizmodo, and Engadget. This week, we are taking your calls and questions on all things Tech-life.

Hear our tech discussions from earlier this month: Over-Deviced ...

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Census: Race and Ethnicity

Angelo Falcón, chair of the Census Advisory Committee on the Hispanic Population, and Jeff Yang, the "Asian Pop" columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and a consumer strategist for Iconoculture, discuss questions 8 and 9 on the U.S. Census form and the complexities around ...

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Help Wanted: Nursing Careers

Health careers guide for, Andrea Santiago, talks about opportunities, credentials, job prospects, salaries and education options in the nursing field.

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