A hospital bed is draped with a flag after a veteran passed away at the hospice ward at St. Albans VA in Queens, N.Y. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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Ultrasound is often used for prenatal screening. It's just one of several prenatal screenings available to pregnant women. iStockphoto hide caption

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The UASK app helps sexually assaulted college students in D.C. access a range of services, from rides to the hospital to phone numbers for counselors. The information is personalized to their school. Another version of the app, ASK, provides the same resources to non-students. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo., is changing its name to Mosaic Life Care. It was the focus of an NPR and ProPublica investigation into its billing practices. Steve Hebert for ProPublica hide caption

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Lou Graham prepares taxes in Connecticut and is ready to answer client questions about the Affordable Care Act. Jeff Cohen/WNPR hide caption

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Mental health therapist Shaundra Drysdale updates daily use numbers inside a crisis support services center in Greeley, Colo. Grace Hood/KUNC hide caption

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