When Superstorm Sandy came ashore, Bellevue Hospital was quickly submerged. Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency marked the flood line in the basement with orange tape or spray paint. In some areas, water was 14 feet deep. Fred Mogul/NPR hide caption

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If you're covered by Medicare and win or settle a personal injury case, the battle for compensation isn't over. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Doctors' use of CT head scans for hospitalized patients didn't change when the prices were revealed at the time an order was being made. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Patient William Wishart, age 4 months, looks on as Dr. Melanie Walker uses a portable computer to enter information from his exam into an electronic medical records system, in North Raleigh, N.C., in November. Chris Seward/MCT /Landov hide caption

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President Obama signs a series of executive orders Wednesday about the administration's gun law proposals as Vice President Biden and children who wrote letters to the White House about gun violence look on. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Zach Sayne at age 5, with his mother Nola. Courtesy of Nola Sayne hide caption

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