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Matt Gleason fainted at work after getting a flu shot, so colleagues called 911 and an ambulance took him to the ER. Eight hours later, Gleason went home with a clean bill of health. Later still he got a hefty bill that wiped out his deductible. Logan Cyrus for KHN hide caption

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A Fainting Spell After A Flu Shot Leads To $4,692 ER Visit

A 39-year-old man fainted after getting a flu shot at work, so his colleagues called 911. The man turned out to be fine, but the trip to the emergency room cost him his annual deductible.

Aunt Charlie's Lounge in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood is a gathering spot for locals who lived here long before gentrification was a major concern. Chloe Veltman/KQED hide caption

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San Francisco's Storied Transgender Community Now Has An Official Home

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Ravi Belani, managing director at Alchemist Accelerator, speaks at a recent presentation by the startup in Sunnyvale, Calif. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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Tech Industry Confronts A Backlash Against 'Disruptive Innovation'

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Matt Gleason fainted at work after getting a flu shot, so colleagues called 911 and an ambulance took him to the ER. Eight hours later, Gleason went home with a clean bill of health. Later still he got a hefty bill that wiped out his deductible. Logan Cyrus for KHN hide caption

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Shots - Health News

A Fainting Spell After A Flu Shot Leads To $4,692 ER Visit

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A Fainting Spell After A Flu Shot Leads To $4,692 ER Visit

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