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Stories written by Tamara Straus

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Healthcare-dot-dollars: Online medical sites raise ethical questions.

By Tamara Straus

Published: 12/22/1999

Types: Culture, Health & science

With experts predicting that some 30 million Americans will go online for health information by the year's end, it is not particularly surprising that nationally recognized doctors have teamed up with Internet entrepreneurs to get a piece of the ...[MORE]

Low budget: Trying to make it on $6 an hour.

By Tamara Straus

Published: 5/30/2001

Types: Culture

Why care about the poor? Low unemployment and the rising stock market were supposed to have lifted most boats in the í90s. The 1996 Welfare Reform Actís unspoken premise was that if you canít make it in these flush times, you donít really deserve to make it at all. Numbers tell another story. T...[MORE]