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Anders Kelto

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Some Patients Lack Contraceptive Coverage Under Health Law, Study Finds

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Under the Affordable Care Act, women are supposed to have access to free birth control. But a new study shows that some insurers are not covering all kinds of contraception.

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Study: Insurers Fail To Cover All Prescribed Contraceptives

Thursday, April 16, 2015

An analysis of health plans in five states found limited or no coverage for some forms of contraception. Insurers sometimes imposed copays or required women to pay the full cost of the contraceptives.

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Why Some Doctors Hesitate To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

Monday, April 13, 2015

Medicare now pays for some long-term smokers to get an annual test. These scans could save thousands of lives each year, but some doctors still worry risks outweigh benefits.

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States That Expand Medicaid Detect More Cases Of Diabetes

Monday, March 23, 2015

Researchers say their study suggests that more diabetes is being detected in particular states because, thanks to Medicaid, more poor people have access to screening and care.

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90 Years After Its Discovery, No Generic Insulin Sold In The U.S.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

A low-cost version the hormone that controls blood sugar among diabetics is no longer available in the United States. This story first aired March 19 on Morning Edition.

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Why Is Insulin So Expensive In The U.S.?

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The hormone that controls blood sugar among diabetics is one of the oldest medicines used today. But more than 90 years after its discovery, a low-cost version is no longer available in the U.S.

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The Best Of Jazz Night In America, Season One (So Far)

Thursday, March 19, 2015

From huge auditoriums to tiny basements, living legends to rising stars, watch highlights of the webcast, featuring Wynton Marsalis, Pedrito Martinez, Robert Glasper, Johnny O'Neal and Lou Donaldson.

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When Life Overwhelms, This Group Lends A Healthy Hand

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Health care should go beyond a doctor's office, the creators of this program say. Students work as health advocates, helping patients find affordable housing, fresh food and social services as needed.

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Why Is The VP Of Sierra Leone Running The Country By Laptop?

Thursday, March 05, 2015

He quarantined himself because his bodyguard died of Ebola. The virus is still taking a toll, with 81 new cases last week. Maybe it's because people are no longer being careful.

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#NPRreads: A Sign Of The Times? Trinidad Offers Venezuela Toilet Paper For Oil

Friday, February 27, 2015

For your weekend, here are three recommendations for stories that may surprise you about the rise of OxyContin, the fall of Venezuela and an undocumented immigrant who made money for Goldman Sachs.

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Why A Court Once Ordered Kids Vaccinated Against Their Parents' Will

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Measles infected hundreds of children at a Philadelphia church whose members didn't believe in modern medicine. In a rare step, health officials moved to compel the families to vaccinate the kids.

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In Puerto Rico, Health Overhaul Gets An Incomplete

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The U.S. territory implemented an unusual version of the Affordable Care Act. Insurers must offer coverage to everyone. But there's no mandate for people to buy it, and there are no subsidies to help.

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Mr. Taxi Driver, You Are GOING TOO FAST!!!!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Kenya's passenger vans have a reputation for getting into deadly crashes. A new campaign has cut the accident rate with a simple intervention: Stickers that urge riders to speak up!

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How Ebola Took A Toll On One American Church

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Congregants at Trinity Episcopal Church come from many countries, including in West Africa. No one had visited the virus-stricken nations, yet fearful worshippers began skipping services.

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Did Oscar Pistorius Get Away With Murder?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The double-amputee athlete from South Africa shot his girlfriend claiming he mistook her for an intruder. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter.

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Farm Fresh? Natural? Eggs Not Always What They're Cracked Up To Be

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Egg cartons these days are often plastered with an array of terms that can confuse and even mislead consumers. Here's a glossary of carton jargon for the wannabe informed egg buyer.

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And The Award For Most Offensive Fundraising Video Goes To ...

Thursday, December 18, 2014

If you're a charity that wants to help the developing world, you really, really, really don't want to win a "Rusty Radiator."

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He Just Flew In From South Africa To Join 'The Daily Show'

Sunday, December 14, 2014

And boy, are his arms tired. Because he's been holding them up so the U.S. police don't attack him. That joke launched Trevor Noah's "Daily Show" gig. He got raves — but a few barbs from fans at home.

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A Case Of Mistaken Identity Sends Healthy Boy To An Ebola Ward

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

An ambulance in Sierra Leone is sent out to pick up a suspected patient. But after two wrong turns and several stops for directions, it arrives at the home of a 14-year-old boy with no signs of Ebola.

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If Everybody Had An Ocean, Could We Surf Our Way To Mental Health?

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The teenager's dad was beating his mom. So the kid fell into a funk. His grades plummeted, he joined a gang, he got into fights. Then he discovered surfing therapy.

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