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  1. Mass. Gov. Baker Opposes Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill
    David Greene talks to GOP Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, who signed a letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to table the Graham-Cassidy bill, which attempts to repeal Obamacare.
  2. News Brief: Natural Disasters Strike Mexico And Puerto Rico
    Assessments of Mexico's quake and the hurricane in Puerto Rico. A vote on the GOP's latest attempt to gut the Affordable Care Act could come soon. President Trump meets with his Afghan counterpart.
  3. Women With Opioid Addiction Live With Daily Fear Of Assault, Rape
    Such attacks among women and some men with an opioid addiction often go unreported because the victims fear retaliation from drug dealers or charges from police.
  4. Sen. Rand Paul Says He Won't Vote For Latest Affordable Care Act Replacement Bill
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has opposed all of the Republican leadership's efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, including the latest attempt, the Graham-Cassidy bill.
  5. Hurricane Maria Leaves Hospital In Puerto Rico Running On Generator Power
    NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Domingo Cruz Vivaldi, an administrator at the San Jorge Children's Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria's trajectory is affecting the island.
  6. Jimmy Kimmel Says Sen. Cassidy Fell Short Of Standard For Obamacare Repeal
    Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel credits good healthcare to saving the life of his newborn son. That led Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), a medical doctor, to say that any replacement of the Affordable Care Act should pass "The Jimmy Kimmel Test." Now, Kimmel says Cassidy has fallen short of that with his new bill being considered by Congress.
  7. Senate Republicans Up Against Sept. 30 Deadline For Last Effort To Replace Obamacare
    Senate Republicans may vote next week — again — on repealing the Affordable Care Act. The latest bill is sponsored by Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.
  8. Bemoaning Budget Cuts, Health Care Navigators Say Feds Don't Get It
    The federal government has sharply cut funding to groups that help people enroll in health plans. But the groups say federal officials don't understand how much help and follow-up some people need.
  9. Republicans Try Again With Health Care Overhaul
    Republican lawmakers are making another effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. We take a look at what the current proposal would do and its chances of being passed.
  10. How Rick Santorum Got A Haircut And Revived The GOP's Obamacare Repeal Effort
    Among the many surprises in the latest push to repeal Obamacare is the key role being played by the former Republican presidential candidate from Pennsylvania — who left the Senate a decade ago.
  11. After 10 Years Away From Senate, Rick Santorum At Center Of Health Care Debate
    The latest GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act is picking up steam in the Senate. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has been a key player promoting it, a decade after leaving office.
  12. 41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids
    The states' attorneys general are banding together to investigate the makers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that have led to a spike in opiate addictions and overdose deaths.
  13. Latest GOP Effort To Replace Obamacare Could End Health Care For Millions
    Republicans are taking one last shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But the new plan isn't much different from the last one that failed.
  14. Many Nursing Homes Aren't Prepared For Even Basic Emergencies
    The deaths of eight residents in a Florida nursing home showed how even seemingly mundane things like failing to maintain climate control can be deadly. Emergency preparation enforcement can be lax.
  15. When Irma Arrived, Most Florida Health Care Facilities Were Ready
    Eight deaths at a Florida nursing home got a lot of media attention. But a tour of other health care centers in the Miami area found mostly good care after Hurricane Irma struck.
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