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Abortion Rights Groups Prepare For Intensified Battle At The State Level

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At safe injection sites like Insite, in Vancouver, Canada, drug users can inject drugs under the watch of trained medical staff who will help in case of overdose. Elana Gordon/WHYY hide caption

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Cities Planning Supervised Drug Injection Sites Fear Justice Department Reaction

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Research shows that people taken to an emergency room after a suicide attempt are at high risk of another attempt in the next several months. But providing them with a simple "safety plan" before discharge reduced that risk by as much as 50 percent. FangXiaNuo/Getty Images hide caption

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The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act still prohibits your insurer from using the results of genetic tests against you. But the ACA's additional protections may be in doubt if certain states get their way. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (from left), Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Vice President Pence met on Capitol Hill Tuesday, ahead of meetings with Republican senators. Democrats vow to challenge Kavanaugh's nomination in upcoming hearings. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Nominee May Be Hard To Pin Down On Obamacare

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Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Could Leave His Mark On Many Health Care Cases

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"Our health care systems need to adjust a little to try to get knowledge about cancer prevention to everybody," says Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society. American Cancer Society hide caption

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Juan Lopez Aguilar (left), a Maya man who fled violence in Guatemala three years ago, tells Dr. Nick Nelson he fears returning to the land of his birth. "There are a lot of gangs," he tells the doctor. "They want to kill people in my community." Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Medical Clinics That Treat Refugees Help Determine The Case For Asylum

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Why Health Insurance Premiums May Rise Next Year

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Lipitor, a best-seller as a cholesterol treatment, is being tested as a remedy for the flu. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Scientists Find New Tricks For Old Drugs

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The Trump administration is halting billions of dollars in payments required under the ACA, citing a district court decision in New Mexico from earlier this year. Insurers say, the timing of the decision could mean higher premiums for millions of individuals and small businesses next year. Nathan Griffith/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

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Trump Administration Suspends Insurance Payments Under Affordable Care Act

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States Adopt Opioid Prescribing Limits

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Any amount of opioid use was associated with a higher risk of arrest, parole or probation according to a new study. Marie Hickman/Getty Images hide caption

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Nebraska resident Nick Carpenter listens as Becky Gould explains the Medicaid expansion petition in early July. Fred Knapp/NET News hide caption

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Family Caregivers Exchange Tips, Share Stories To Ease Alzheimer's Losses

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