Originally published on Tue May 7, 2013 9:04 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
And in our last word in business today, we remember a woman who inspired one of TVs most famous moms.
(SOUNDBITE FROM TV SHOW, "THE SIMPSONS")
JULIE KAVNER: (as Marge Simpson) Oh, I've never been so proud. You both deserve a big, big reward.
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Originally published on Wed May 1, 2013 5:48 pm
Two years ago, a landmark study found that having Medicaid health insurance makes a positive difference in people's lives.
Backers of the program have pointed to that study time and again in their push to encourage states to expand the program as part of the federal health law.
Originally published on Fri April 26, 2013 5:15 pm
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of ways to track the health of a population: the average blood pressure, the rate of mental illness and the average weight.
Epidemiologists have been collecting these data for years, but now, in Oregon, there is cold, hard cash riding on measurements like these.