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Mine Cicek, an assistant professor at the Mayo Clinic, processes samples for the All of Us program. Richard Harris/NPR hide caption

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Researchers Gather Health Data For 'All Of Us'

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Dr. James Mold, a family physician and author of Achieving Your Personal Health Goals, says doctors should work with their patients to set mutually agreed-upon goals throughout life. Sarinyapinngam/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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This Year's Flu And The Benefits Of Vaccination

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Inside the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic in its earliest days. The clinic opened on June 7, 1967, and treated 250 patients that day. It's motto, then and now: "Health care is a right, not a privilege." Courtesy of Gene Anthony/David Smith Archives hide caption

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A 1960s 'Hippie Clinic' In San Francisco Inspired A Medical Philosophy

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Deborah and Joe Thompson were married for six years. He died from an accidental heroin overdose in 2016. Todd Hugen Photography hide caption

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Opioid Policy Becomes Personal For One Health Official After Husband's Death

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Careful custody of blood tests and tissue samples is essential to the success of precision medicine. David Silverman/Getty Images hide caption

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Precision Medical Treatments Have A Quality Control Problem

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A Mission To Educate About Addiction

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Will Gersch teaches a class as part of a Colorado Kaiser Permanente pain management clinic. John Daley / Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Pain Management Program Offers An Alternative To Opioids

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Volunteer Greg Ruegsegger is outfitted with monitors, a catheter threaded into a vein and a mask to capture his breath in an experiment run by Joyner to measure human performance. Richard Harris/NPR hide caption

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Will Gathering Vast Troves of Information Really Lead To Better Health?

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Simeon Peterson, known as "Mr. Pete," in 2009. Patients at Carville leprosarium often used bicycles to get from building to building, which were connected by covered passageways. Vickie Joseph/Courtesy National Hansen's Disease Museum hide caption

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Want To Help Someone In A Poor Village? Give Them A Bus Ticket Out

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The White House Wants To Overhaul Entitlements

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