Shutdown Averted: White House Backs Down On Health Care Demands

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News Brief: Border Wall Issue, GOP Health Care, North Korea Anniversary

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Rep. Dan Donovan On The New GOP Health Care Overhaul Effort

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Jose Cedillo, a 41-year-old former restaurant worker from Honduras, struggles to get health care for his diabetes. He often finds himself without a job and homeless on the streets of Baltimore. Doug Kapustin/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Prescription drug coverage is one benefit that drives up insurance costs, and one that is very popular with consumers. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawyer Behind West Virginia County Lawsuit Against Opioid Distributors

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Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., has drawn up a proposed amendment to the GOP health care bill, hoping to attract enough support to pass the House. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. James Baker holds a photo of his son, Max, who had been sober for more than a year and was in college when he relapsed after surgery and died of a heroin overdose. Craig LeMoult/WGBH hide caption

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How Do Former Opioid Addicts Safely Get Pain Relief After Surgery?

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President Donald Trump signs the Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act at the White House on Wednesday. Molly Riley/Pool/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In two recent clinical trials of Harvoni and Sovaldi in the treatment of young people between the ages of 12 and 17, the drugs eliminated all traces of the hepatitis C virus in 97 to 100 percent of patients, generally in 12 weeks. Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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An organization campaigning against foreign drug imports has deep connections to the lobbying group PhRMA, which includes Eli Lilly, Pfizer and Bayer. Bill Diodato/Getty Images hide caption

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Hannah Berkowitz in her parents' home in West Hartford, Conn. Getting intensive in-home drug treatment is what ultimately helped her get back on track, she and her mom agree. Jack Rodolico/NHPR hide caption

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Home-Based Drug Treatment Program Costs Less And Works

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'Powwow Sweat' Promotes Fitness Through Traditional Dance

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Gail Dougherty, 61, was a project manager at Intel until she retired in 2016. Now she is working part time at a health center, part of a fellowship paid by Intel as a regular retirement benefit. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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At Intel, A Retirement Perk That Can Kick Off A New Career As A Paid Fellow

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Carl Goulden, of Littlestown Pa., developed hepatitis B 10 years ago. Soon his health insurance premiums soared beyond a price he and his wife could afford. Elana Gordon/WHYY hide caption

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U.S. Health Care Wrestles With The 'Pre-Existing Condition'

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People who lacked health insurance for more than three consecutive months in 2016, or who bought individual insurance and got federal help paying the premiums, will need to do a little work to figure out what, if anything, they owe the IRS. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

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For years Michael Treadwell has been in and out of jail for a range of charges, but his ex-wife, and those around him, say he gets into those situations because of his schizophrenia. Emily Corwin/NHPR hide caption

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Trespass, Jail, Repeat: How One Man Has Spent 575 Days in Jail

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