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  1. Rep. Dan Donovan On The New GOP Health Care Overhaul Effort
    House Republicans failed to coalesce around a health care overhaul in March. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly asks Rep. Dan Donovan, R-N.Y., if the party's conservative and moderate wings can compromise.
  2. Hispanic Men Often Put Off Medical Care, Bringing Bigger Trouble
    Men are more likely than women to put off going to the doctor. Hispanic men can face complications of culture, language and cost that make that even more likely.
  3. Republicans Take On Health Care, Again
    House Republicans say they are putting the "finishing touches" on a new health care overhaul proposal. A previous effort fell apart.
  4. GOP Plan To Trim Insurance Benefits Might Not Tame Premiums
    House Republicans are taking another stab at replacing the Affordable Care Act. But industry analysts say cutting required coverage won't meet their goal of lowering premiums for individual insurance.
  5. Lawyer Behind West Virginia County Lawsuit Against Opioid Distributors
    Pharmaceutical distributors — the middle men in the opioid epidemic — have already been paying out millions to federal and state law enforcement officials for the companies' role in the crisis. But a new front in the legal battle against opioids has opened. One personal injury lawyer in small-town West Virginia has come up with a creative legal theory to go after these distributors so that small, ravaged communities can collect too.
  6. New GOP Health Proposal Could Ditch Protections For People Who Are Sick
    The proposal allows states to put people with pre-existing conditions into high-risk pools and get rid of minimum health benefits for health insurance plans if they choose.
  7. What Country Spends The Most (And Least) On Health Care Per Person?
    A new report looks at data from 184 countries. And raises the question: Does more spending lead to better health outcomes?
  8. How Do Former Opioid Addicts Safely Get Pain Relief After Surgery?
    Max Baker got treatment for his opioid dependency and kicked the habit. He'd been clean for more than a year when a car accident and subsequent surgery returned him to addiction's spiral.
  9. Many Veterans Gained Health Care Through The Affordable Care Act
    Almost half a million veterans gained health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, cutting the number of uninsured vets by 40 percent.
  10. Trump Extends Troubled VA Program That Pays Private Doctors
    The Veterans Choice program was supposed to make it quicker and easier for vets to see a doctor by paying for private-sector care. But it's ended up being slower and more complicated.
  11. FDA Approval Of Hepatitis C Drugs For Kids Is Likely To Speed Treatment
    Many insurers have required that adults with hepatitis C be very sick before they can get access to expensive drug treatment. But Medicaid has special rules that may get kids and teens access sooner.
  12. Secret Data On Hospital Inspections May Soon Become Public
    The federal government wants to require that private accreditors release reports of problems they find during hospital inspections. Right now, the reports are kept confidential.
  13. Nonprofit Working To Block Drug Imports Has Ties To Pharma Lobby
    An organization campaigning against foreign drug imports has deep connections to the lobbying group PhRMA, which includes Eli Lilly, Pfizer and Bayer, an analysis by Kaiser Health News reveals.
  14. Home-Based Drug Treatment Program Costs Less And Works
    Treating addiction is expensive and patients often relapse. A new company is offering better results at a price that's lower in the long run — and clients get treatment right at home.
  15. 'Powwow Sweat' Promotes Fitness Through Traditional Dance
    Native Americans are 60 percent more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic whites. The Coeur D'Alene Tribe in Idaho is using traditional dance to get fit and lose weight. They call it "Powwow Sweat."
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