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Diane Brown, executive director of the Arizona Public Interest Research Group, talks to college students about the benefits of buying health coverage on the exchanges. Will Stone/KJZZ hide caption

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With ACA Plans A Tougher Sell, Insurers Bring On The Puppies

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People hoping to get health insurance coverage in 2018 may need to make sure their 2017 premiums are paid. Busakorn Pongparnit/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Eduardo Ibarra checks the blood pressure of Carmen Garcia Lavoy in the Toa Baja area of Puerto Rico. He's been making house calls in the area with nurse Erika Rodriguez. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Lingering Power Outage In Puerto Rico Strains Health Care System

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Yudelmy Cataneda (from left), Javier Suarez and Claudia Suarez talk about health insurance with Yosmay Valdivian (right), an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, at the Mall of Americas in Miami in 2014. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Alexa, Are You Safe For My Kids?

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California Is Spending Millions To Advertise ACA To Latinos, But Will It Work?

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What Consumers Should Know When Purchasing Health Insurance

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Harvard professor David Williams says, "Much of this discrimination that occurs in the health care context, and in other contexts of society, may not even be intentional." Sarah Sholes/Courtesy of Harvard Chan hide caption

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Racism Is Literally Bad For Your Health

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Christy Torres of Foundations Communities in Austin contacts people who bought insurance on Healthcare.Gov. to tell them it's almost time to renew. Martin Do Nascimento/KUT hide caption

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With Federal Funds Cut, Others Must Lead Health Insurance Sign-Up Efforts

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An overdose rescue kit handed out at an overdose prevention class this summer in New York City includes an injectable form of the drug naloxone. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Counting The Heavy Cost Of Care In The Age Of Opioids

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Trump Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

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