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Conflicts of Interest: Understanding the Safety Issues Around Prenatal 3D Ultrasound by Ted Nace, Posted June 2, 2005 Download in PDF

Facing the End of Oil By Cheryl Woodard, Posted February 16, 2005 Download in PDF

Search Engines: Clogged With Commerce and Begging for an Upgrade by Cheryl Woodard, Posted July 13, 2004 Download in PDF

Safe Choices for Troubled Teens by Christy Harrison and Anthony Meza-Wilson, Posted August 12, 2004 Download in PDF

Who Really Pays Taxes in America? By Cheryl Woodard, Posted April 14, 2004 Download in PDF

 
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Conflicts of Interest: Understanding the Safety Issues Around Prenatal 3D Ultrasound
By Ted Nace
With research provided by Merrian Fuller and Jonah Eaton
Posted June 2, 2005

Doctors and government regulators warn against non-medical use of ultrasound equipment, but manufacturers and commercial keepsake studios claim that no harm is done. Meanwhile, parents are targeted with ads and promotions that are extremely hard to resist. What's a parent to do?

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Facing the End of Oil
By Cheryl Woodard
Posted February 16, 2005

Best case: we've got 45 years worth of oil left. Most likely case: we're heading for a global oil crash within the next five years. Read both sides in this article, which surveys the available expert sources to answer the question: When will we run out of oil?

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Who Really Pays Taxes in America?
Written by Cheryl Woodard, Edited by Christy Harrison, Posted April 14, 2004

A chorus of academics, journalists and private citizens are warning that our current tax system poses real threats to our economic growth and even to our democracy. We can increase the fairness and effectiveness of our system by considering a handful of practical recommendations from these experts. But if we want an open discussion of them during the presidential campaign, voters may have to raise these issues on their own initiative.

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Search Engines: Clogged With Commerce and Begging for an Upgrade 
By Cheryl Woodard, Posted July 13, 2004

We conducted searches at Google and Yahoo to see which one delivers more value and less commercially sponsored results. Google is the winner, but still needs improvement because users have to wade through piles of commercial listings to find the nuggets of valuable information. It shouldn't be so hard to find what you need, and we offer some practical suggestions for upgrading the search process.

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Safe Choices for Troubled Teens
Written by Anthony Meza-Wilson and Christy Harrison, Posted August 12, 2004

We interviewed experienced parents and mental health experts to find the most effective treatment options and the most useful resources to help parents avoid sending their kids into harmful situations.

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