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Tuition-Free Med School Touches Off Multimillion-Dollar Debate

NYU is eliminating tuition for all of its medical students, going beyond a UCLA initiative that offers about one-fifth of its medical students a full ride. But critics question whether it is the best way to recruit a more diverse student pool or get young doctors to commit to primary care.

Listen: Cancer Survival Rates Up Among Californians

Overall, Californians are beating cancer for longer due to earlier detection and better treatment of the disease, a new study reveals. But the gains are not felt equally: Whites fare better than blacks, and younger patients better than older.