On Tuesday, President Obama urged congressional action to prevent automatic spending cuts scheduled to begin on March 1. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Landov hide caption

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How The Sequester Could Affect Health Care

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Walgreens is one of several pharmacies that have partnered with hospitals to help manage patients after they've returned home. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Hospital Wants The Pharmacist To Be Your Coach

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Should The U.S. Import More Doctors?

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Now, free with the purchase of health insurance. Jim Champion/Flickr hide caption

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Episode 432: The Price Of Free Breast Pumps

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U.S. Ranks Below 16 Other Rich Countries In Health Report

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This won't hurt a bit. Dmitry Naumov/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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When The Doctor Works For The Insurance Company

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Alan Krueger, chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers, warns that consumer spending will drop if Congress and the White House fail to reach a deal on spending cuts and tax increases. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Looming Spending Cuts Would Hit Hard All Over

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A Huge Pay Cut For Doctors Is Hiding In The Fiscal Cliff

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Hospitals Gamble On Urgent Care Clinics To Keep Patients Healthy

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If that ski run goes bad in Colorado, at least you'll be able to find the best price for a scan of your knee. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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