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New York Debates Whether Housing Counts As Health Care

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Juanita Alvarado (right), a community health worker at the Transitions Clinic in San Francisco, helps a patient. courtesy of Transitions Clinic hide caption

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Health Care Can Be Key To A Better Life For Former Inmates

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Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., says having Medicaid pay for some students' coverage through the school health plan will give those students better options. Alex/Flickr hide caption

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A check of Medicare's new database of payments to physicians confirms that at least $6 million in 2012 went to doctors who had been indicted or otherwise sanctioned. iStockphoto hide caption

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Cheryl Stumph goes over paperwork with a medical worker. She finally has health insurance to take care of her family's medical needs. Kristian Foden-Vencil for NPR hide caption

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Wave Of Newly Insured Patients Strains Oregon Health Plan

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When Brad Stevens was young, his only "health insurance" was taking tons of vitamins and spending three hours at the gym every day. But after a serious bike accident and an expensive battle with thyroid cancer, the 59-year-old realized nobody's invincible. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Everybody Has A Price: Why This 'Invincible' Chose Insurance

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A new electronic system will attempt to cut costs at the Planned Parenthood in Concord. Courtesy of Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific hide caption

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Family Planning Squeezed In California By Health Law

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John Martin, 24, was uninsured until a health care navigator told him he could get coverage through his parents' health plan. Jenny Gold hide caption

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In North Carolina, Workarounds Help The Poor Find Health Coverage

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Henry Ford Hospital treats Detroit residents. About 1 in 3 residents of that city is uninsured, and the hospital CEO hopes Medicaid expansion will increase the number of people with health insurance. Eric Whitney hide caption

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In Michigan, Businessmen And Politicians Agree On Medicaid

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Maria Webster joins others protesting Texas Gov. Rick Perry's stance against the Affordable Care Act in early 2013. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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