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'Paying Till It Hurts'


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Why does a hip replacement cost more than $40,000 on average in the U.S. and less than $8,000 in Spain? What about an angiogram, which costs more than $900 in the U.S. and only $25 in Canada? New York Times reporter and medical doctor Elisabeth Rosenthal has been examining such vexing disparities in her series "Paying Till it Hurts."

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Elisabeth Rosenthal, medical doctor and correspondent for the New York Times

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A conversation with Elisabeth Rosenthal on "Meeting the Challenge of Communicating Rio+ 20":

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