- Tough times for small businesses
Among the biggest losers in this recession have been small businesses, who are being hit by decreased revenue and the loss of credit. Recent reports have suggested the Obama administration is considering using TARP money to bolster small business lending.9:06 a.m.
David Cho: Financial reporter for the Washington Post.
Todd McCracken: President and CEO of the National Small Business Association.
Dean Baker: Co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. He is the author of "Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy."
- Rethinking chronic pain relief
An FDA panel recommends sweeping restrictions on a widely used over the counter painkiller, acetamenophin, and eliminating prescription drugs such as Vicodin and Percocet. How will these limitations reframe the way doctors treat chronic pain and prevent addiction?10:06 a.m.
Roger Chou: is a doctor of internal medicine, Associate Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University and Director of Clinical Guidelines Development, the American Pain Society.
Lynn Webster: is medical director of Lifetree Clinical Research and Pain clinic. He is also a doctor of anesthesiology, pain medicine, and addiction medicine.
- 40th anniversary of the first moon landing
Nearly 40 years ago, astronaut Neil Armstrong took the first "small step for man" on the moon. Midmorning explores the significance of the first lunar landing for future space research and addresses conspiracy theorists' claims that the landing never happened.10:45 a.m.
Martin Hendry: Senior Lecturer in Astronomy, in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Glasgow.
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