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Biden’s $400 Billion Bet on Caring for Older and Disabled Americans at Home

President Biden wants to make a huge investment in an often neglected part of the health care system.

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A New Era of Gun Violence Research

As gun violence surges, researchers use new federal funding to search for solutions.

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No Simple Answers: A COVID Q&A With NYT’S Apoorva Mandavilli

We sit down with one of the top pandemic reporters in the country to answer listener questions.

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One Community Health Center’s COVID Recovery

One year ago, a community health center told us how COVID had wreaked havoc on their budget, staff and patients. How are they doing now?

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How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health?

The American Rescue Plan includes monthly payments that could protect millions of kids from poverty — and the health risks that come with it.

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Data and Door Knocking: One City’s Push for Racial Equity in Vaccines

What Chicago can teach the rest of the country about distributing vaccines more equitably.

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Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?

We dig into the research to understand what we can expect from this long-awaited policy fix.

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The High Price of Lowering Health Costs for 150 Million Americans

Employers clash with hospitals, insurers and even their own workers over high health care prices.

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Fixing Health Care’s ‘Leaky Pipes’ Could Save the U.S. $340 Billion

The U.S. health care system has a lot of problems. Fixing even a few small ones could add up to big savings.

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Death, Disease and Denial: Combating COVID in the ER

What one doctor has learned after a year of fighting the virus.

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