More than 200 people have Walking Gallery jackets that tell the story of their experiences with health and the medical system. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Dr. Michael Fleming, past president of the American Academy of Family Physicians, considered himself obese when this photo was taken in 2004. He led efforts by doctors to lose weight. Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images hide caption

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Jen Regan strokes the head of her fiancée, Marc Fucarile, as he sleeps in his hospital bed at Massachusetts General Hospital. Fucarile was injured in the bombings at the Boston Marathon, and had to have his right leg amputated. Bill Greene/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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With community-based health care a central part of its curriculum, Florida International University's medical school turned an RV into a mobile health clinic so that students could treat families in neighborhoods where medical care is scare. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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In order to get the tax advantages of a health savings account, the health plan it's linked to has to meet certain criteria. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Patients say they feel little personal responsibility for keeping health costs lower. Andrei Tchernov/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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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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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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