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Wednesday

Marvin Ruckle, who has worked as a NICU nurse at an Ascension hospital in Kansas, said problems caused by the cyberattack nearly led him to administer the wrong dose of a narcotic to a baby. Travis Heying for KFF Health News hide caption

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Cyberattack led to harrowing lapses at Ascension hospitals, clinicians say

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Tuesday

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies before the House Oversight and Accountability Committee Select Subcommittee on June 3. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Anthony Fauci approaches every trip to the White House as if it's his last

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Friday

Books sit on a shelf at a clinic that provides abortion care on April 30, in Jacksonville, Fla. A six-week abortion ban that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed went into effect on May 1. Joe Raedle/Getty Images North America hide caption

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Abortion bans that grant exceptions to 'save the life of the mother' are a gray area

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Thursday

The abortion drug Mifepristone, which was approved by the FDA, is part of a two-drug regimen to induce an abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. The Supreme Court's decision will keep the drug on sale for now. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images North America hide caption

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to FDA's approval of mifepristone

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Tuesday

Nurses Lisa Stambolis and Ashley Gresh of the Neighborhood Nursing team talk with Percy Jones. Members of the nursing team visit his apartment building weekly, and Jones credits them with easing his worries about recovering from a hernia surgery when he couldn't get a timely appointment with his doctor. Dan Gorenstein/Tradeoffs hide caption

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Tradeoffs for Carmel (not NPR One audio)

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Thursday

When patients use telehealth or visit health care centers closer to home, the overall climate impact of health care can be reduced. NoSystem images/Getty Images/E+ hide caption

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Wednesday

Fat Joe arrives at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Feb. 13. The Bronx-born rapper sat with NPR's A Martínez to discuss how he advocates for price transparency and what he wants politicians in D.C. to do about it. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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FAT JOE ON HEALTHCARE COSTS

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Tuesday

Scenes from the Medical center of Elberton, in Elberton, Georgia, a clinic that serves a rural population. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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HEALTH CARE ACCESS

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Tuesday

Thursday

Austin's Ascension Seton Medical Center is among the hospitals affected by a nationwide cybersecurity breach of Ascension technology systems. Julia Reihs/KUT News hide caption

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Wednesday

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6 key facts about abortion laws and the 2024 election

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Monday

Sunday

Farida Azizova-Such inside the nursery rocking her son to sleep. "He was 5 weeks when we started coming. It's just my husband and I taking care of him, so I was alone at home. I wanted to find new moms to connect with and a safe space to be able to come and learn about how to take care of a baby, and also my identity shifted when you become a mother." Ali Lapetina for NPR hide caption

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Thursday

A coalition of advocates call for full Medicaid expansion in Mississippi at a rally at the State Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 17, 2024. The gathering drew supporters from throughout the state representing religious, social and human service organizations, medical professionals and legislators. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Tuesday

Alondra Mercado, a community health worker with the Central California Asthma Collaborative, helps provide services through an ambitious California Medicaid initiative. On a recent morning in March, she visited a family in Turlock to teach a mother how to control in-home asthma triggers that cause flare-ups in her young son. Angela Hart/KFF Health News hide caption

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