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Donald Verrilli speaks outside the Supreme Court in Washington after arguments about the death penalty on Jan. 7, 2008. He became solicitor general in 2011. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Down

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Investors See Big Opportunities In Opioid Addiction Treatment

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Medical students at George Washington University met with residents of Washington, D.C., to find out what challenges they face in managing asthma. Sarah Miknis/GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences hide caption

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This Med School Teaches Health Policy Along With The Pills

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Inyan Pedersen, 34, with her son Knowledge. Doctors scheduled Pedersen to deliver her two younger children by C-sections because the closest birthing center is two hours away. Misha Friedman for KHN and NPR hide caption

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Jami Larson, 32, grew up in Pierre and is a member of the Lower Brule Sioux tribe. She is a registered nurse who specializes in diabetes care among Native Americans. Misha Friedman for KHN and NPR hide caption

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Two-month-old Lara, who was born with microcephaly, is examined by a neurologist at the Pedro I hospital in Campina Grande, Paraiba state, Brazil, on Feb. 12. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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Brazilian Doctor Crafts System Hailed As 'Way Forward' For Combating Zika

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A Myanmarese migrant and her child seek care at a refugee health clinic in Mae Sot, Thailand. Mae Sot, a town along the Thai-Myanmar border, is home to many Myanmarese migrants, some of whom are there illegally. Wudan Yan/for NPR hide caption

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Michael Palone, 26, who has mild autism, originally diagnosed as Asperger's syndrome, is paid to assemble packages through a program run by The Arc in Union City, Calif. The program may close soon due to budget problems. Melissa Hellmann for KQED hide caption

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Dr. Janina Morrison, right, speaks with patient Jorge Colorado and his daughter Margarita Lopez about Colorado's diabetes at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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