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To encourage healthy choices, Dow's corporate cafeteria features color-coded utensils. Healthy foods like broccoli, spinach and beets have green handles. Yellow handles mean caution, and red is for temptations like bacon bits and high-fat dressing.

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Corporations Offer Help In Trimming The Waist

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This office chair was custom-built by a company called ErgoGenesis for a client who exceeded the 600-pound limit of its other chairs. It cost $1,800.

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Workplaces Feel The Impact of Obesity

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A New Openness For Donor Kids About Their Biology

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Ask For A Raise? Most Women Hesitate

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Anti-government protesters demonstrate as night falls in Tahrir, or Liberation Square in Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 1. More than a quarter-million people flooded into the heart of Cairo Tuesday, filling the city's main square in by far the largest demonstration in a week of unceasing demands for President Hosni Mubarak to leave after nearly 30 years in power. Tara Todras-Whitehill/AP hide caption

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Boomers Take The 'Retire' Out Of Retirement

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A full moon over Cinderella Castle at Disney World on Dec. 21, 2010, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. David Roark/Disney/Getty Images hide caption

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Disney's New Attraction: The Happiest Lines On Earth

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Despite New Law, Gender Salary Gap Persists

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Patient Interpreters Save Money, But Who Pays?

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In Rural Wisconsin, German Reigned For Decades

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U.S. Economy Discourages Foreign Day Laborers

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After Raid, Iowa Meatpacker Seeks Palau Workers

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The Uncomfortable Role of a Journalist

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