Friday, October 8, 2004

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Convergys donates to hurricane relief

Cincinnati's Convergys Corp. has made a $50,000 contribution to the Florida Hurricane Relief Fund. The billing and customer service provider is one of the state's largest employers. .

Mike Boyer

P&G: Study finds patch effective

Procter & Gamble Co.'s new Intrinsa female testosterone patch increased satisfying sexual activity by 73 percent compared to women not wearing the patch, according to a clinical trial to be released today. P&G said the study included 549 naturally menopausal women. It said there are about 30 million naturally menopausal women in the U.S., and one-third of those suffer from low sexual desire. P&G has applied for approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market Intrinsa to surgically menopausal women.

Cliff Peale

Tailored look gets back to work
Local forecast: Gloomy
Kroger, union report 'small steps' on contract
Oil reaches $53 per barrel
Why growth but few jobs? Fed official wonders, too
'Investors' want jail time for con man
Companies urged to use minority suppliers
Honda hybrid once again tops EPA fuel-sipper list
Tepid Sept. retail sales harbinger of Christmas?
Smoking foes slam payout
House close to corporate tax-law overhaul
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