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Shannon McGrath, pictured with her son Rayder, says it has been a lot easier to make her medical appointments recently, thanks to help from a "patient navigator" — assigned to her by Kaiser Permanente — who arranged McGrath's transportation. Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB hide caption

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Your ZIP Code Might Be As Important To Health As Your Genetic Code

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Twins Ryan and Nell Stimpert lie in their baby boxes at home in Cleveland. The cardboard boxes are safe and portable places for the babies to sleep. Maddie McGarvey for NPR hide caption

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Poverty Wages For U.S. Child Care Workers May Be Behind High Turnover

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Lack Of Child Care Rating Systems Leaves Parents In A Bind

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Poll: Cost Of Child Care Causes Financial Stress For Many Families

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What Makes For Quality Child Care? It Depends Whom You Ask

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plays with children as he inspects a day care center in Yokohama in 2013. More than 20,000 Japanese children are on wait lists for day care. Kyodo/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Will More Day Care Help Boost Japan's Sluggish Economy?

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Why would a mother whose baby died after she put him down for a nap be considered a murderer and not part of a tragedy? iStockphoto hide caption

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Can I Just Tell You: Problems Money Can't Fix

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The search for quality day care is getting increasingly difficult as small, independent operations are closing. Marc Romanelli/Getty Images hide caption

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In Rural New York, Child Care Is Getting Harder To Come By

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