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Cutting the Costs of your Healthcare
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For most American families, the overall cost for health care is quite a bit of money. And costs continue to rise. But an expert has advice that can help you cut your costs in half. Then -- is Americas focus on consumerism dragging down our society? And find out about a new system that will be changing the way you receive your severe weather warnings.
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Cut Your Healthcare Costs in Half
Healthcare costs for Americans continue to skyrocket. But Marianne McGinnis, West Coast Editor of Prevention magazine, has several strategies that could save you a significant amount of money.
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The Negative Impact of our Consumer Culture
Americas market-driven economy has helped out nation reach unimaginable levels of affluence. But some say those markets are now impacting society in a negative way. Has our consumer culture gone too far? Benjamin Barber, author of Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole, explains the problem and outlines solutions.
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New Ways to Warn About Severe Weather
The National Weather Service is revamping the way it issues severe weather warnings. Rather than county-wide alerts, the new storm-based warning system will target specific communities. John Ferree of The National Weather Service explains the new system.
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