Health Law Spared Young Adults From High Hospital Bills
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Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy after genetic testing has prompted a discussion about which other tests should be covered. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Evidence is growing that bariatic surgery reduces health risks of obesity. Life in View/Science Source hide caption

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For Many, Affordable Care Act Won't Cover Bariatric Surgery
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Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, unveiled the plans and prices that will be offered by private insurers at a media briefing in Sacramento on Thursday. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Millions of people who rely on check-cashing stores, like this one in New York City, could run into trouble buying health insurance. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Latest Health Hurdle: Buying Insurance Without A Bank Account
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Californian State Assemblyman Richard Pan (center) is the author of legislation that would bar higher prices for health insurance sold to smokers. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Why Calif. Doesn't Want Smokers To Pay More For Health Insurance
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Confusion over the details of the new health care law is leaving many people vulnerable to con artists. Evelyne Lois Such, 86, was recently the target of an attempted scam. Matt Nager for NPR hide caption

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Scammers Find Fertile Ground In Health Law
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Before your doctor gets to this, make sure he'll bill the colonoscopy as a screening test rather than a diagnostic one. Sebastian Schroeder/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shops and other small firms may be open, but health insurance exchanges will take a little longer before they're ready to offer a full range of health plans for small business customers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Chick-Fil-A employees Jennifer Cummins, right, and Joshua Figaretti work out in the gym during lunch at the company's corporate headquarters office in Hapeville, Ga. Increasingly employers are offering health plan incentives to encourage healthy behaviors from workers. Ric Feld/AP hide caption

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