Jennifer Ludden Jennifer Ludden is an energy and environment editor for NPR.

Emergency Medical Technician Melinda Pethel, with a medical assistance team from Atlanta, carries an orphaned baby into the American embassy in Port-au-Prince on Monday. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Haiti's Quake Orphans Will Stay Put, For Now

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Modern Marriages: The Rise Of The Sugar Mama

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Recession Fuels Spike In Foreign Investor Visas

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Lisa Uncles, a certified nurse-midwife who's the acting clinical director of the Family Health and Birth Center in Washington, visits a new mother a day after she gave birth. Clients of the center have fewer premature births, low birth weights and cesarean sections as compared with the city's African-American population overall. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Black Women To Embrace Breast-Feeding

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An employee at the American Disposables Inc., factory works on the assembly line in October in Ware, Mass. The factory, which has been producing diaper and paper products for more than 30 years, recently had to lay off most of its employees. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Recession Drives Women Into Role Of Breadwinner

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Need An Interpreter? Just Pick Up The Phone

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Baby Boomer Drug Abuse Resonates With Listeners

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Luis Jimenez in 2003, after being deported from Florida's Martin Memorial Medical Center to Guatemala City, Guatemala. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Deportation Dilemmas Deepen For U.S. Hospitals

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Patient Interpreters Save Money, But Who Pays?

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Battered Asylum Seekers May Find U.S. Relief

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Hispanics Divided Over Census Boycott

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Health Care Overhaul Ignores Illegal Immigrants

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Rhubarb: Reviving A Forgotten Crop

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