Tymia McCullough is a poised, pageant-winning 11-year-old from South Carolina. She also happens to have sickle cell anemia and relies on Medicaid to pay for medical care. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Liam James Doyle/NPR

Shots - Health News

Her Own Medical Future At Stake, A Child Storms Capitol Hill

The Republican health care bill failed in part because of opposition to shrinking Medicaid. An 11-year-old girl with sickle cell anemia went to Washington, D.C., to make sure that wouldn't happen.

93 'Til Infinity Souls of Mischief
Turn Around Sola Rosa & Iva Lamkum
Kickinit Alone Kiefer
Don't Run Into The Dark So Quick Jon Bap

Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated Where the Wild Things Are and In the Night Kitchen. The illustration above is from Presto and Zesto in Limboland, a book he completed with his friend Arthur Yorinks more than 20 years ago. Sendak died in 2012. Copyright 2017 by The Maurice Sendak Foundation hide caption

toggle caption
Copyright 2017 by The Maurice Sendak Foundation

Collaborator Says Sendak Would Be 'Jumping For Joy' Over New Publication

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/538079907/538148894" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Won't Be Coming Back The Dip
Sad Nile Polyversal Souls
Santiago Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Break Hard Proof
Komorebi Craft Spells
The Groove Evil Needle
Hot In The Shade Poolside
Shulme Smith and Mudd
Quite Like You Andy Shauf
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Quite Like You
Album
The Party
Artist
Andy Shauf

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Tymia McCullough is a poised, pageant-winning 11-year-old from South Carolina. She also happens to have sickle cell anemia and relies on Medicaid to pay for medical care. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Liam James Doyle/NPR

Her Own Medical Future At Stake, A Child Storms Capitol Hill

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/537208601/538148912" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Two Loves Duke Jordan
Truth Lies Low Andrew Bird
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Truth Lies Low
Album
Are You Serious
Artist
Andrew Bird

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Animals Delicate Steve
This song was part of the previous story We are unable to provide a listing for this song.
Burnt Back

Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., heads into a closed-door committee meeting with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on June 15 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer, Hospital Says

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/538204928/538224357" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">