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Thousands Line Up For Free Health Care In L.A.

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Mike Kasavich, a lifelong coal miner, exits "the hole" after a 10-hour morning shift at the Mathies coal mine in western Pennsylvania. Black lung disease is increasing among miners, yet they are struggling to get disability reimbursement for the illness. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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New Health Law Brings Better Coverage For Women

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Bob Lewis contracted a rare fungal disease called Crytococcus gattii in 2007 that is spreading through the Pacific Northwest. He and his wife, Joan, live in Portland, Ore. Jane Greenhalgh/NPR hide caption

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Black Americans Look To Health Plan For New Hope

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How To Talk To Parents About Assisted Living

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