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Health & Medicine

One surgeon suggests health care decisions in America are too often dictated by money

Most consumers want value for their money. When we buy a house or a car, we shop carefully and thoroughly — and there are rules and regulations governing the information a seller must provide to the buyer. But not so for the medical industry. In many cases, hospitals and doctors deliberately keep the true cost of medical procedures a closely-held secret. Can this unfair and outdated system ever be changed?

Arts, Culture & Media

''A Drifting Life''

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Adrian Tomine about Japanese cartoonist Yoshihiro Tatsumi's new autobiographical graphic novel, "A Drifting Life." Tomine edited the English language edition of the book.

Arts, Culture & Media

Julie and Julia

The film �Julie and Julia� tells the story of a blogger, Julie Powell, who cooks her way through Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. The World's Adeline Sire has more.