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Demonstrators hold an abortion-rights rally outside the Supreme Court on March 26 as the justices of the court heard oral arguments in Food and Drug Administration v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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PROVIDERS RESPOND TO MIFEPRISTONE RULING

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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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Triple digit temperatures arrive on JUNE 5, 2024 in Joshua Tree, California. Much of the southwest is experiencing high temperatures from the high pressure ridge, or heat dome, parked over California. Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images/Los Angeles Times hide caption

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Since signing on for the Affordable Connectivity Program last year, Myrna Broncho’s internet bill has been fully paid by the discount. The program provided $75 discounts for internet access in tribal or high-cost areas like Broncho’s, but it is out of money. Sarah Jane Tribble/KFF Health News hide caption

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Broadband subsidies for rural Americans are ending and they won't likely be renewed

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Damari was worried about his future after he was arrested for carrying a gun. The Youth Gun Offender Program gave him a second chance. Octavio Jones hide caption

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Dr. David Morens, a former top adviser to Dr. Anthony Fauci, appears during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic hearing on Capitol Hill. Andrew Harnik/Andrew Harnik/Getty Images hide caption

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House committee grills former NIH advisor over his conversations about COVID origins

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The "Rally for Life" march at the Texas State Capitol in Austin in January. Even groups that oppose abortion are asking for more clarity on exceptions to the state's abortion bans. Suzanne Cordiero/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Cows graze at a dairy farm in La Grange, Texas, that sells raw milk to the public.
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Limited testing of raw milk for bird flu leaves safety questions unanswered

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Fentanyl-laced counterfeit oxycodone pills are flooding U.S. streets, but other street drugs, including methamphetamine and cocaine, are killing more and more people. U.S. Attorney's Office for Utah/AP hide caption

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Edward Peter-Paul is chief of the Mi'kmaq Nation in Maine. Decades ago, a sweat ceremony helped him improve his relationship with drugs and alcohol. He hopes the new healing lodge can do the same for other tribal citizens. Aneri Pattani/KFF Health News hide caption

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A tribe in Maine is using opioid settlement funds on a sweat lodge to treat addiction

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is ordering dairy producers to test cows that produce milk for infections from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI H5N1) before the animals are transported to a different state following the discovery of the virus in samples of pasteurized milk taken by the Food and Drug Administration. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Bird flu is spreading through U.S. dairy cattle. Scientists say the risk to people is minimal, but open questions remain, including how widespread the outbreak is and how the virus is spreading. DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A new study finds that front yards with friendly features, such as pink flamingos or porch furniture, are correlated with happier, more connected neighbors and a greater "sense of place." ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aaron Hunter doing physical therapy at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital's outpatient center in Sarasota on Oct. 12, 2023. After getting shot in the head last June, Aaron struggled with weakness and balance on the left side of his body. He spent months in physical therapy before being discharged in February. Stephanie Colombini/WUSF hide caption

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Guns are killing more U.S. children. Shooting survivors can face lifelong challenges

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People line up outside a public assistance office in Missoula, Montana, before its doors open at 8 a.m., Oct. 27, 2023, to try to regain health coverage after being dropped from Medicaid, a government insurance program for people with low incomes and disabilities. Katheryn Houghton/KFF Health News hide caption

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How Florida and Arizona Supreme Court rulings change the abortion access map

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EPA is limiting PFAS chemicals in drinking water in the U.S. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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EPA puts limits on 'forever chemicals' in drinking water

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Many young people who started vaping nicotine as teens several years ago haven't quit the habit, data show. Daisy-Daisy/Getty Images hide caption

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Young adults who started vaping as teens still can't shake the habit

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