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Doctors With Disabilities Look For Recognition

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A sign marks the entrance to a VA Hospital in Hines, Ill. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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VA Whistleblowers 10 Times More Likely Than Peers To Receive Disciplinary Action

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Proponents of hospital mergers say the change can help struggling nonprofit hospitals "thrive," with an infusion of cash to invest in updated technology and top clinical staff. But research shows the price of care, especially for low-income patients, usually rises when a hospital joins a for-profit corporation. Jens Magnusson/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Louisiana's New Approach To Treating Hepatitis C

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How Drug Companies Control How Their Drugs Are Covered By Medicaid

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Investigation: Patients' Drug Options Under Medicaid Heavily Influenced By Drugmakers

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Some critically ill patients who received a CAR-T cell treatment have remained cancer-free for as long as five years, researchers say. But the price is high. Fanatic Studio/Collection Mix: Subjects RF/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You — And It Could Raise Your Rates

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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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