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Two-year-old Robbie Klein has hemophilia, a medical condition that interferes with his blood's ability to clot normally. Without insurance, the daily medications he needs to stay healthy could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars or more each year. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

In Massachusetts, Proposed Medicaid Cuts Put Kids' Health Care At Risk

Doctors, consumers and politicians say big federal cuts to Medicaid funding would jeopardize the treatment a lot of kids rely on. The state would either have to make up lost funding or cut benefits.

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been critical of how the GOP health overhaul bill would affect people in his state. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Neurosurgeon: McCain's Recovery From Brain Surgery Might Take Weeks

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Neurosurgeon: McCain's Recovery From Brain Surgery Might Take Weeks

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An African cheetah (acinonyx jubatus lanea) at Inverdoorn Game Reservein South Africa. Thierry Falise/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

New Research Suggests Why Mid-Sized Animals Are The Fastest

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New Research Suggests Why Mid-Sized Animals Are The Fastest

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The George Hotel, a 17th century stagecoach inn, is one of the few historic buildings on Crawley's main street. Most of the town was built after World War II to house people displaced by bombing in London. In recent years, immigrants settled in Crawley and work at Gatwick Airport nearby. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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A Year After Vote, Brexit Supporters In A British Town Wonder If It'll Ever Happen

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Two-year-old Robbie Klein has hemophilia, a medical condition that interferes with his blood's ability to clot normally. Without insurance, the daily medications he needs to stay healthy could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars or more each year. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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In Massachusetts, Proposed Medicaid Cuts Put Kids' Health Care At Risk

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In Massachusetts, Proposed Medicaid Cuts Put Kids' Health Care At Risk

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Jay Sekulow, seen in 2015, is one of President Trump's attorneys and also leads two Christian conservative charities that have raised questions with watchdog groups. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Questions Raised About Charities Involving President Trump's Lawyer

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A portrait of George Frideric Handel, presenting his Water Music to King George I. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

300 Years Of Handel's 'Water Music,' With A Splash Of Politics

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300 Years Of Handel's 'Water Music,' With A Splash Of Politics

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This 2009 photo released by a friend of Xiyue Wang shows Wang at his apartment in Hong Kong. Princeton University professor Stephen Kotkin, who advised Wang, defended his former student as innocent of all charges against him. Friend of Xiyue Wang/AP hide caption

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Academic Adviser Of U.S. Student Jailed In Iran: 'Everything He Did Was Normal'

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A man walks past a building on the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Google search results about health can be influential, but sometimes they can be unreliable or wrong. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Seeking Online Medical Advice? Google's Top Results Aren't Always On Target

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Nael Skaik, the pharmacy director at Gaza's main hospital, says this medicine storage room is usually so full of boxes of medicines that it's hard to find space to walk. Now medicines are running out as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has held up medicine shipments to Gaza to pressure Gaza's Hamas leaders to surrender power. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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10 Years After Gaza Takeover, Hamas Under Pressure To Surrender Power

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Micromanagement can kill motivation, employee creativity and job satisfaction. It's the biggest beef many workers have about their boss. sorbetto/iStock hide caption

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Is Your Boss Too Controlling? Many Employees Clash With Micromanagers

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Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., speaks to reporters following a town hall meeting earlier this month. Moran and Utah Sen. Mike Lee joined the "no" vote on the Republican-sponsored Obamacare replacement bill. John Hanna/AP hide caption

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The Two-Way

Republican Health Care Bill Falls Short, Dealing Blow To Trump Agenda

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Republican Health Care Bill Falls Short, Dealing Blow To Trump Agenda

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