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Hofstra University student Divya Singh found herself beset by a double whammy of bills from two of the costliest kinds of institutions in America — colleges and hospitals. After experiencing anxiety when her family had trouble coming up with the money for her tuition, she sought counseling and ended up with a weeklong stay in a psychiatric hospital — and a resulting $3,413 bill. Jackie Molloy for KHN hide caption

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College Tuition Sparked A Mental Health Crisis. Then The Hefty Hospital Bill Arrived

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President Biden speaks during an announcement on small businesses in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 22. Biden has proposed a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan that is attracting strong opposition from Republicans – and even some Democrats. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Congressional Democrats have included some of their longtime legislative priorities in the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. Republicans accuse it of being an expensive liberal wish list; Democrats say they want a New Deal for the present era. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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CalFire Captain Matt Newberry has been fighting fire for more than two decades, but he and his crew hit a wall last year. Climate change is increasing the frequency, intensity and range of wildfires, putting psychological strain on those tasked with trying to contain them. Talia Herman for NPR hide caption

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Micro Wave: Let's Talk About Urine

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Vaccine makers are moving to test booster shots, prompted by new coronavirus variants that have sprung up in South Africa, the U.K. and elsewhere. Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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