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  1. science of us
    When Did You Realize American Health Care Was Broken?Eight women share stories of their frustrating, exorbitantly expensive, and demoralizing experiences with the U.S. health-care system.
  2. migrant children
    A 2-Year-Old Migrant Boy Has Died in Federal CustodyHe is the fourth migrant child to die in U.S. custody since December.
  3. abortion rights
    The Most Important Things to Know About Alabama’s Abortion BanThe bill is explicitly meant to challenge Roe v. Wade.
  4. reproductive rights
    Trump’s Lies About Abortion Keep Getting More DisturbingThe President has grown fond of falsely claiming that abortion doctors can “execute” babies.
  5. healthcare
    What It’s Like to Live in the Country Where Giving Birth Costs $60Nikki Haley said Finnish people don’t like their health-care system. Journalist Anu Partanen — who recently moved back there — disagrees.
  6. power
    Arkansas and Utah Have Passed 18-Week Abortion BansIf they’re signed into law, they could become the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country.
  7. insurance
    Superintendent Faces Charges for Using Her Insurance to Help a Sick StudentCasey Smitherman was afraid the student had strep throat.
  8. reproductive rights
    Judge Strikes Down Mississippi’s Awful Abortion Ban, Calls It ‘Pure Gaslighting’He called the 15-week ban “clearly unconstitutional” in a blistering opinion.
  9. politics
    I Voted for Republicans, Until They Voted Against My SonThe GOP’s stance on health care has driven me to the left.
  10. skin deep
    Your Favorite Indie Singer Says Access to Health Care Is the Secret to Good Skin“There’s no miracle product.”
  11. trumpcare
    Trump’s New Insurance Rules Put Women and Children at Risk“These plans aren’t for everyone,” says HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
  12. politics
    How to Be a Parent in AmericaWe have to give up on the idea that common ground makes a difference to people willing to commit atrocities.
  13. legalized discrimination
    The ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom Division’ Will Help Doctors DiscriminateIt will protect health workers who don’t want to treat transgender patients or women seeking abortions.
  14. bearing children
    Congress Is Threatening Kids’ Health CareGrown-ups are supposed to help kids stay healthy.
  15. science of us
    Too Many Doctors Still Believe Dangerous Racial StereotypesThe online outrage over a medical textbook barely begins to address a widespread problem.
  16. science of us
    Why It’s So Hard for Doctors to Learn About Transgender Health IssuesThe history of a long-standing gap in medical education.
  17. sick sad babies
    What to Do If the Health-Care Bill Makes You Want to SwearBe like Joe Scarborough and go ahead and swear. Then call your senators.
  18. bearing children
    It’s Okay to Politicize Your Child When Politics Are Threatening His LifeRepublicans are endangering health care for American families, again.
  19. women's health
    The Medicare-for-All Bill Covers All Women’s Health Services, Including AbortionPro-choice groups are heavily endorsing the bill.
  20. women in politics
    Kamala Harris Just Backed a Bill That Would Make Health Care Free“It’s just the right thing to do.”
  21. politics
    Senator Uses Term ‘Shot Their Wad,’ Clarifies He Meant It the Civil War WayThe senator used an interesting term to describe the GOP’s health-care defeat.
  22. politics
    Senator With Kidney Cancer on Health-Care Battle: ‘It’s Not Over Yet’Hawaii’s Mazie Hirono on the ongoing health-care fight, the fumbling Trump administration, and John McCain’s dramatic 11th-hour vote.
  23. politics
    Susan Collins Applauded in the Airport After Voting ‘No’ on Health-Care BillCollins, who was just one of three Republicans to vote down the bill, called the experience “affirming.”
  24. politics
    Senator Compares Health-Care Bill to Eating DisorderThe “skinny repeal” joke went too far.
  25. burns
    Susan Collins Was Caught Burning the Congressman Who Wanted to Duel Her“He’s so unattractive, it’s unbelievable.”
  26. politics
    Republican Lawmaker Blames ‘Female Senators’ for Stalling Health-Care BillHe added that if they weren’t women, he’d like to “settle this Aaron Burr–style.”
  27. bearing children
    7 Parents Terrified They Won’t Be Able to Afford Their Kids’ Health CareAs the Senate tackles health care, parents with medically vulnerable kids explain why they’re frightened.
  28. politics
    Republican Senator Uses Porcupine-Sex Metaphor to Explain Health-Care BillSenator Pat Roberts explained the Obamacare repeal with an … interesting metaphor.
  29. Protesters Wore Handmaid’s Tale Costumes to Challenge the GOP Health-Care BillAnd they’re not the only ones to have done so.
  30. politics
    Watch Senator Cory Booker’s Emotional Speech Condemning the Health-Care BillA Facebook Live session turned into a spontaneous rally on the Capitol steps against the Senate’s health-care bill.
  31. bearing children
    The New GOP Bill Would Be a Disaster for Families Like MineMy son has an incurable disease with financial costs that aren’t going away.
  32. politics
    Claire McCaskill Calls Out GOP for Crafting Health-Care Bill Behind Closed Doors“There’s a group of guys in a back room somewhere that are making these decisions.”
  33. Women Share Their Health-Care Stories With #IAmAPreexistingConditionThey’re using #IAmAPreexistingCondition to share their own conditions.
  34. politics
    CNN Commentator Shuts Down Analyst Who Compares Trump to MLKSymone Sanders was not having it.
  35. 3 Insights About Inequality in American Health CareDespite being the richest and most powerful country in the world, America continues to do a terrible job taking care of its vulnerable citizens.
  36. Want to Live Longer? Be RichThis one simple trick involving having been born into a different socioeconomic class can buy you a decade and a half of extra lifespan!
  37. politics
    GOP’s Obamacare Replacement Bill Defunds Planned Parenthood by Limiting MedicaidThe bill also limits coverage for abortions in the private insurance market.
  38. politics
    Women Got All Up in This Virginia Congressman’s ‘Grill’ at Rowdy Town HallRepresentative Dave Brat heard from those women Tuesday night.
  39. behavioral economics
    A Two-Word Psychological Concept Can Explain the Anger Over Obamacare RepealPeople are much more likely to get riled about the prospect of having something taken from them as opposed to given to them.
  40. health insurance
    Why Are Equinox Trainers Losing Their Health Coverage?A new rule pokes a hole in the company message.
  41. optimism
    How Relentless Optimism Can Hurt Sick PeopleIf you want to help a friend who’s sick, don’t force them to feel a certain way.
  42. beauty is pain
    Indoor Tanning Salon Owners Blame Obamacare for Bad BusinessHarsh burn, dude.
  43. Soon, the World Health Organization Will Say Being Trans Isn’t a Mental DisorderThe new guidelines reflect an evolving understanding of trans identity among the medical Establishment — and some lingering tensions.
  44. Half of Dermatologists Say They Weren’t Trained to Spot Cancer on Black SkinRacial disparities in health care start in med schools.
  45. motherhood
    I Had a Baby in Europe; Here’s What It Did to MeHow three years of state-subsidized motherhood changed my life.
  46. economics
    Insurance Companies Can’t Afford Not to Cover Transgender PatientsDenying care makes no economic sense.
  47. healthcare
    Should All Women Get Tested for the Breast Cancer Gene?It’s not a crystal ball.
  48. Proposal Bans Trans Health-Care DiscriminationThe Affordable Care Act is about to get more inclusive.
  49. Busy Health-Care Workers Wash Their Hands Less In demanding jobs, nobody has time to follow the rules. 
  50. Nurses Who Care the Most Burn Out FastestA drive to help others can backfire.
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