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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:56:31 -0400This week's Call-In is about the Department of Veterans Affairs: stories from veterans about getting health care and ideas for reforming the whole agency.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:57:14 -0400Republicans have revived efforts to overhaul health care. NPR's Scott Simon asks American Medical Association President Andrew Gurman what he'd like to see in a health care bill.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:00:03 -0400Doctors spend lots of time answering questions about the latest drug ad, and that means less time answering questions that could really help your health, a primary care physician says.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:00:02 -0400Through home visits, very ill people get help with pain, stress and symptoms. Medical centers, initially skeptical, now embrace the program because it helps patients and makes financial sense.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:20:00 -0400NPR's Audie Cornish talks with moderate Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey about what he's looking for in the new health care bill.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:16:00 -0400Insurance companies face deadlines to offer Affordable Care Act plans for next year, but lawmakers and the White House have left key decisions up in the air.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:09:00 -0400A ProPublica investigation reveals nursing homes waste millions of dollars in prescription drugs every year. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with ProPublica's Marshall Allen about his reporting.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:21:00 -0400An inexpensive drug could dramatically reduce the number of deaths of mothers from bleeding after childbirth in low- and middle-income countries around the world.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:45:00 -0400The White House appears to be backing down on multiple demands that were threatening a partial government shutdown, including withholding subsidies to help low-income people under Obamacare.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:39:00 -0400Some urge ending funding to the Children's Health Insurance Program, and moving those 8 million kids to marketplace plans. But research shows the out-of-pocket costs to many families would soar.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:01:00 -0400U.S.-Mexico wall could violate 1970 treaty. House Speaker Ryan and other GOP leaders work to put final touches on health plan. And, it's the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's military.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:28:00 -0400About 35 million Americans suffer some hearing loss, but most don't do anything about it. There's a growing effort to make hearing aids easier and cheaper to buy.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:14:00 -0400House 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.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400Men 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.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:14:00 -0400House Republicans say they are putting the "finishing touches" on a new health care overhaul proposal. A previous effort fell apart.