*She works at a cosmetic surgeon's office in St. Louis, Missouri (she recently got a breast augmentation procedure and liposuction)
*Associate Professor of Sociology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
*Author, Cosmetic Surgery: The Cutting Edge of Commercial Medicine in America (Rutgers Univ. Press, 2001)
*Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin
*Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Mich.
*Paris Bureau Chief, The Washington Post
*Joins Neal Conan to discuss French presidential race
The fear of growing old is not a new phenomenon, but today there are more ways than ever to combat the signs of aging. Botox, an injectable drug used for reducing frown lines and other wrinkles, has been formally approved by the FDA. Surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures have become more accessible and popular. Mainstreaming cosmetic surgery. Join Neal Conan in this hour of Talk of the Nation from NPR News.