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Undergraduate Shira Rubin gamely demonstrates the Gesundheit machine, which collects samples of virus from the breath that sick students exhale. Rubin helps Dr. Somayeh Youssefi (left) set up the machine before patients use it. Selena Simmons-Duffin/WAMU hide caption

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When The Flu Hits Campus, The Gesundheit Machine Will Be Ready

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Eight-year-old Adele at Silver Stars in Maryland. "Gymnastics is her life," her mother Lowrey Redmond says. Courtesy of Lowrey Redmond hide caption

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'It's Up To All Of Us': Parents Of Young Gymnasts Respond To Nassar Abuse Scandal

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Marbell Castillo held her granddaughter, Maia Powell, as she was being examined by nurse practitioner Molly Lalonde at Burke Pediatrics in Burke, Va., in October 2017. Maia is insured through Virginia's Children's Health Insurance Program. Matt McClain/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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After Months In Limbo For Children's Health Insurance, Huge Relief Over Deal

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Dr. Gita Agarwal of Mary's Center conducts a telemedicine conference with Dennis Dolman from his mother's house in Washington, D.C. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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Can Home Health Visits Help Keep People Out Of The ER?

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The homepage of the Affordable Care Act exchange on Nov. 1, 2017 in Miami. The open enrollment period to sign up for a health plan on HealthCare.gov runs through Dec. 15; several states with their own health care exchanges have later deadlines. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Consumers Hunting For Health Insurance Find High Prices — And Some Great Deals

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Alejandra Borunda, sits with her two children, Natalia, 11, and Raul, 8, holding the family dog at their home in Aurora, Colo. Borunda's children are among those who would lose out if the CHIP program isn't funded. Helen H. Richardson/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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States Sound Warning That Kids' Health Insurance Is At Risk

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Yaritza Martinez holds her son, Yariel, during a visit to Children's National Health System in Washington D.C. She was infected with the Zika virus while pregnant, but Yariel seems to be doing fine. Selena Simmons-Duffin/WAMU hide caption

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A Baby Exposed To Zika Virus Is Doing Well, One Year Later

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Former state Sens. Dale Schultz, at podium, and Tim Cullen discuss gerrymandering in Wisconsin. Ailsa Chang/NPR hide caption

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Renewed Calls For Patriotism Over Politics When Drawing District Lines

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(L-R) Janey, Martha, Jack and Meredith Holley-Miers at their home in Washington D.C. Janey is demonstrating her "Superman arms." Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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Same-Sex Spouses Turn To Adoption To Protect Parental Rights

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'School For Good And Evil' Is A Kids' Fantasy Series For The Fake News Era

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Rear Seat Reminder, designed to remind drivers to check the back seat as they exit their vehicles, will be offered in many Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles by the 2018 model year. General Motors hide caption

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Cars Are Starting To Remind Us Not To Leave Baby In The Back Seat

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How Did We Get To 11 Million Unauthorized Immigrants?

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A desolate Highway 36 runs past what is now a ghost town on the eastern plains in Cabin Creek, Colorado. Helen H. Richardson/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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George Washington delivers his inaugural address in April 1789. Library of Congress hide caption

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Why President? How The U.S. Named Its Leader

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Omar Sharif in one of his signature roles, the revolutionary poet Doctor Zhivago in the film of the same name. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Remembering Omar Sharif, A Star In Two Skies

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