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When Brad Stevens was young, his only "health insurance" was taking tons of vitamins and spending three hours at the gym every day. But after a serious bike accident and an expensive battle with thyroid cancer, the 59-year-old realized nobody's invincible. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Everybody Has A Price: Why This 'Invincible' Chose Insurance

Warnings about red tape, long waits and multiple visits to sign up for Medicaid didn't scare Brad Stevens half as much as the alternative — paying $2,500 out of pocket to see a thyroid specialist.

When Brad Stevens was young, his only "health insurance" was taking tons of vitamins and spending three hours at the gym every day. But after a serious bike accident and an expensive battle with thyroid cancer, the 59-year-old realized nobody's invincible. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Everybody Has A Price: Why This 'Invincible' Chose Insurance

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Everybody Has A Price: Why This 'Invincible' Chose Insurance

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Cesar Millan's television show Dog Whisperer on National Geographic debuted in 2004, but Millan previously spent years struggling to pursue a career as a dog trainer. Robin Layton/Courtesy of Cesar Millan hide caption

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Cesar Millan's Long Walk To Becoming The 'Dog Whisperer'

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Black Lips' latest album is Underneath the Rainbow. Left to right: Jared Swilley, Joe Bradley, Cole Alexander, Ian St. Pé. Mick Rock/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We Like Struggle': Black Lips On The Will To Entertain

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'We Like Struggle': Black Lips On The Will To Entertain

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