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Hospitals must now post on their websites, in a consumer-friendly format, the specific costs for 300 common and "shoppable" services, such as having a baby, getting a joint replacement, having a hernia repaired or undergoing a diagnostic brain scan. FS Productions/Tetra images RF/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. Government Accountability Office report finds congressionally approved emergency humanitarian funds, meant to benefit asylum-seekers apprehended along the border with Mexico, instead was spent on things from dirt bikes to security camera systems. GAO Homeland Security and Justice Director Rebecca Gambler, shown here in 2017, oversaw the agency's investigation. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Pedro Rivera waits with other volunteers in District Heights, Md. to hand out food. He's wearing a mask that reads, "This too shall pass." Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Lebanese doctors take part in anti-government demonstrations in Beirut in November. Patrick Baz/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Lebanon's Economic Crisis, The Country's Health Care System Is Ailing

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Cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment at Roshana Cancer Center, a private clinic in western Tehran. Marjan Yazdi for NPR hide caption

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Iran Under Sanctions: A Scramble For Cancer Care And Blame To Go Around

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Francis Brauner was instrumental in helping launch a class-action lawsuit on behalf of current inmates at Louisiana's Angola prison, suing for care that allegedly caused them "needless pain and suffering." Charles A. Smith hide caption

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Angola Prison Lawsuit Poses Question: What Kind Of Medical Care Do Inmates Deserve?

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As a child, Rachael Goldring had multiple open-heart surgeries to treat her congenital heart disease. At 24, she still sees pediatricians because she has had difficulty finding the right care in adult medicine. Kerry Klein/KVPR hide caption

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Survivors Of Childhood Diseases Struggle To Find Care As Adults

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Amanda McMacken, a registered nurse at Temple University Hospital, shows North Philadelphia residents how to slow bleeding in trauma victims. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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In Philadelphia, Neighbors Learn How To Keep Shooting Victims Alive

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A reconfigured, high-tech shipping container houses a Hamburg refugee shelter's primary care clinic. More are planned. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, Asylum Seekers' Medical Needs Are Being Contained

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