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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Are wellness incentives fair?
    An amendment in the Senate finance committee's health care reform bill would allow companies to increase discounts on insurance premiums for employees that meet certain health goals. Advocates say that financial incentives play an important role in encouraging healthy lifestyles, but opponents worry that lowering premiums for some will raise them for others.9:06 a.m.
    Michael O'Donnell: Founder and editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion.
    Kenneth Thorpe: Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.
    Dick Woodruff: Senior director of federal government relations with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
  • The relic hunter
    From the mountains of Nepal to the rain forests of Suriname, Ian Grant travels the world in search of unique and meaningful objects. He joins Midmorning to talk about his business, his belief in sustainable and ethical commerce, and his new Travel Channel series.10:06 a.m.
    Ian Grant: Owner of Bjorling & Grant and host of the new Travel Channel series "The Relic Hunter."

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