How Much Does Vacation Matter?

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Hard as it is to get away from his job, President Obama is spending a week on Martha's Vineyard. But most American workers are cutting back on vacations this year. We hear what that could mean for both mental and physical health — and the economy. Also, polls show rising opposition to healthcare reform, and a runner's winning performance raises a difficult question: is there a definite, biological line between males and females?

Banner image: The sun rises over the town of Vineyard Haven on the island of Martha's Vineyard. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images



Warren Olney