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Money & Careers

Elizabeth Warren to Blow the Whistle

By Chris Lombardi
In December, WVFC cheered when we heard the first from Harvard University economist Elizabeth Warren, who’d been appointed by Congress to chair a panel overseeing the first of the government’s financial industry rescue programs, TARP (or Troubled Asset Relief Program),  This year, as TARP’s successors have been unveiled under the direction of largely male alumni of Goldman Sachs, Bank of…
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Health · Money & Careers · News

Kidney Transplants, Sick People and Sick Banks: An Exchange

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
In the current era of debate about health-care costs, last week’s Newsmix item on kidney transplants sounded an alarm here at WVFC. One reader, Rita Prangle, asked the question on many minds: The study authors’ belief that doctors consider women frailer than their male counterparts doesn’t make sense. We’re all aware that women live longer than men. I wonder if…
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