Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill on Thursday.
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June 22, 2017 Senate Republicans are calling their health care bill the Better Care Reconciliation Act. It shares many provisions with the House's American Health Care Act, but goes further in cutting Medicaid.
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March 19, 2017 On this week's edition, we answer your questions about the Republican health care proposal.
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The scariest part of the holiday comes in the days that follow, as parents fight and negotiate to limit how much candy their kids eat. NPR's Gisele Grayson decided to pay her kids off to give up their loot.
November 4, 2014 After the costumes and candy comes the hard part: the fights and negotiations that go along with trying to limit kids' sugar intake. Why not skip the ordeal by paying kids to give up their treats?
Parents can work to protect their teens from dangerous situations by teaching and modeling how to take healthy risks in a safe environment.
May 10, 2010 Risk-taking is a natural part of growing up. But sometimes teens take risks that are unhealthy, and often dangerous. NPR spoke to two experts about the role of risk-taking in growing up, and how parents can minimize dangerous behavior.
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December 21, 2009 An NPR producer decided to find out how dense her bones are during research for a story on the marketing of Merck's drug Fosamax and the condition of osteopenia. The results raised more questions for her than they answered.
September 1, 2005 A Gulfport, Miss., family takes NPR on a tour of their damaged home, which is littered with branches, baseballs, even a casket. The family counts themselves lucky. NPR producer Gisele Grayson describes the scene.