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Friday, November 6, 2009

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  • U.S. unemployment rate rises above 10 percent
    National unemployment has reached 10.2%, a high not seen since 1983. Economists worry that consumer spending may continue to be weak, slowing the rest of the economy.9:06 a.m.
    Mark Zandi: Chief economist at Moody's Economy.com
    Catherine Rampell: Economics editor at nytimes.com.
  • America's premature birth problem
    Infant mortality rates in the U.S. are high relative to other industrialized countries. But one hospital in Texas may have figured out how to reduce infant deaths, in part by putting more clinics closer to the women who need prenatal care. A look at the factors that may lead to better births.10:06 a.m.
    Kenneth Leveno: MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
    Carol Hogue: professor of maternal and child health and epidemiology at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.

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