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When Scientists Develop Products From Personal Medical Data, Who Gets To Profit?

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Virginia State Senate Passes Medicaid Expansion

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A team at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore is developing a tumor-detecting algorithm for detecting pancreatic cancer. But first, they have to train computers to distinguish between organs. Courtesy of The Felix Project hide caption

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For Some Hard-To-Find Tumors, Doctors See Promise In Artificial Intelligence

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Concussions from domestic violence are sometimes overlooked in patient care. MarkCoffeyPhoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Domestic Violence's Overlooked Damage: Concussion And Brain Injury

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Immunofluorescent light micrograph of human colon cancer cells, highlighting the nucleus of each cell in pink. U.S. doctors have been seeing an increase in colorectal cancer cases — and deaths — among people under age 50. SPL/Science Source hide caption

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Get Screened Earlier For Colorectal Cancer, Urges American Cancer Society

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Sam Oozevaseuk Schimmel, 18, has grown up in both Alaska and Washington state. He is an advocate for Alaska Native youth. Kiliii Yuyan for NPR hide caption

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The Conflicting Educations Of Sam Schimmel

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A worker disinfects shoes outside the Ebola security zone at a hospital in Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Junior Kannah/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Official Death Toll From Maria In Puerto Rico Is Way Off, Researchers Say

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A tree toppled by Hurricane Maria rests over damaged graves in the Villa Palmeras cemetery in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in December 2017. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Study Puts Puerto Rico Death Toll From Hurricane Maria Near 5,000

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Many Medicare patients don't realize they can sometimes pay less out of pocket for a prescription drug if they pay cash, instead of the insurance copay. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Want your kid to succeed? Don't try so hard. sturti/Getty Images hide caption

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The Carpenter Vs. The Gardener: Two Models Of Modern Parenting

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Lesley McClurg tests the at-home, over-the-counter food allergy test at KQED Headquarters in San Francisco, Calif., on April 11, 2018. Lauren Hanussak/KQED hide caption

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Do DIY Medical Tests Promise More Than They Can Deliver?

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While Baby Duke Brothers stayed in the NICU, his parents could watch over him via web cam. Blake Farmer/WPLN hide caption

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Cameras On Preemies Let In Families, Keep Germs Out

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