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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

Guests:

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.

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Inspector Gadget: Burning Questions

The fourth and final installment of our month-long series on technology features Peter Rojas, co-founder of gdgt.com, 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 About.com, Andrea Santiago, talks about opportunities, credentials, job prospects, salaries and education options in the nursing field.

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