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Ana Elsy Ramirez Diaz holds her baby as he is seen by Dr. Margaret-Anne Fernandez during a checkup visit at INOVA Cares Clinic for Children in Falls Church, Va. A portion of the clinic's patients are insured through the Children's Health Insurance Program. Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Millions of kids qualify for Medicaid. Biden funds outreach to boost enrollment

More than half of uninsured kids qualify for free coverage but don't know it. The government has released $49 million to get the word out, especially as the end of the COVID health emergency looms.

People under 50 might have a chance at a second booster shot the summer depending what federal health officials decide. Those 50 and older have been eligible for the shots since March. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. debates a summer booster for people under 50

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Twenty-one-year-old Anastacia Shapoval says in Kharkiv right now you have to balance the constant shelling by the Russians with the rest of your life. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Kharkiv is finding a new normal as residents return to work — despite missile strikes

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Ana Elsy Ramirez Diaz holds her baby as he is seen by Dr. Margaret-Anne Fernandez during a checkup visit at INOVA Cares Clinic for Children in Falls Church, Va. A portion of the clinic's patients are insured through the Children's Health Insurance Program. Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Millions of kids qualify for Medicaid. Biden funds outreach to boost enrollment

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Randy Curry, a mechanic who's part of the family that owns Funland, has been working at the park since 1972. Laurel Wamsley/ NPR hide caption

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An amusement park Haunted Mansion delivers summer screams and lifelong memories

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The future of abortion remains highly uncertain in Michigan. At the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, the student health center has been preparing for all possible scenarios, from a complete statewide ban on abortion to less extreme changes. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Colleges navigate confusing legal landscapes as new abortion laws take effect

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Ivermectin has developed an enormous following over the course of the pandemic – in part because of a small cadre of fringe doctors who promote it as an alternative to COVID vaccines, despite early studies which didn't support it as a treatment. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Doubting mainstream medicine, COVID patients find dangerous advice and pills online

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