Many of them have cut out smoking, and rates of heart attack and emphysema have declined. But baby boomers are burdened with diabetes, hypertension and many other chronic conditions. Researchers say too little exercise and a rise in obesity threaten baby boomers' golden years.
Robert Siegel talks to Mike Pesca about Sunday's Super Bowl, a game complete with a dramatic finish and a bizarre power outage. San Francisco 49ers players are questioning whether the referees missed a pass interference call that would have given them one more shot at going ahead in the final minutes of the game. And Super Dome officials are still investigating what caused the 34 minute outage that left half the Super Dome in the dark.
Ancient petroglyphs that were sawed and blasted out of rock formations in eastern California have been recovered. The Bureau of Land Management has recovered the artifacts which are sacred to the local Paiute tribe.
Bathroom hand dryers used to be a hated product because they took too long to work. But a decade ago, a family-owned business in Massachusetts came out with a new product that changed the way we dry our hands.
People who love to vacation at the Jersey Shore area in New Jersey are already making their plans for this summer. Some are finding their favorite destinations will be open for business as usual, but other shore destinations are still scrambling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
Audie Cornish talks with Jim Zarroli about the news that Justice Department is planning to sue Standard & Poor's over its ratings of certain mortgage-backed securities back in 2007. S&P said such a suit would be without factual or legal merit.
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