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ROSWELL, Ga. — It was 1 in the morning, and the orthopedic surgeon on call was preparing to operate on a woman whose foot had been shattered in ...

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Abby Goodnough

New York Times


JACKSONVILLE, Ark. — On a frigid morning here, Nancy Godinez was piling bread and other staples into her car outside a food pantry. She had lost...

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Abby Goodnough

New York Times


SALT LAKE CITY — From the moment the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, most elected officials in this sturdily Republican state have been eage...

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Abby Goodnough

New York Times


WASHINGTON — Influential groups representing hospitals and nurses came out on Wednesday against a Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affo...

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DEFIANCE, Ohio — James Waltimire, a police officer on unpaid medical leave, has been going to the hospital in this small city twice a week for p...

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When it was created more than a half century ago, Medicaid almost escaped notice. stories hailed the bigger, more controversial part of the law t...

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TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas House of Representatives voted narrowly on Monday to uphold Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto of a bill to expand Medicaid, ...

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EAST CHICAGO, Ind. — Stephanie King, a single mother of five, has adopted a grim routine over the past month: mopping with bleach twice a day an...

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New York Times


As Bill Schuette, the attorney general of Michigan, announced criminal charges against three government workers in Flint’s water crisis, he pledged...

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FLINT, Mich. — Health care workers are scrambling to help the people here cope with what many fear will be chronic consequences of the city’s wa...

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PHILADELPHIA — Jason Colston Sr. went to the emergency room at Temple University Hospital last month with his calf swollen to twice its normal s...

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Abby Goodnough

New York Times


A few months ago, Douglas Scott, a property manager in Jacksonville, Fla. was taking large doses of narcotic drugs, or opioids, to deal with the pa...

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FLINT, Mich. — State prosecutors filed criminal charges against six more government workers here on Friday in connection with Flint’s water cont...

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MIAMI — Dalia Carmeli, who drives a trolley in downtown Miami, voted for Donald J. Trump on Election Day. A week later, she stopped in to see th...

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Abby Goodnough

New York Times


WASHINGTON — After years of relentless growth, the number of opioid prescriptions in the United States is finally falling, the first sustained d...

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HOUSTON — The Supreme Court’s ruling Monday tossing out two of the main elements of Texas’ 2013 law regulating abortion, one of the most stringe...

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