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Beyond The Fog Of Spin And Doubt: What Has ACA Achieved?

The Affordable Care Act has made it possible for millions of Americans to obtain health insurance — but how successful has the law been in reforming the health care system?<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block in Dallas.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>And …

Review Finds Mammography's Benefits Overplayed, Harms Dismissed

Talk to women here in the office, and it quickly becomes clear that we're confused about what to do about mammograms. And no wonder.<p>Two months ago, a widely publicized Canadian study found that mammograms did not reduce breast cancer deaths, but that study was fiercely criticized by the nation's …

Small Health Insurance Co-Ops Seeing Early Success

Many of us know the names of some of the big U.S. health insurance companies — like Blue Cross, Aetna and Wellpoint. But what about CoOportunity Health, or Health Republic Insurance of New York? These are among 23 new companies started under the Affordable Care Act. They're all nonprofit, …

Debate Over Repealing Health Care Law Is Over, Obama Says

Six months after a disastrous rollout, more than 7 million people had signed up for health insurance on the federal and state exchanges when the deadline passed on Monday.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>There were many predictions in recent months that not enough people would sign up for insurance …

Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Annual Peak, But Falls Far Short of Average

Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent for the year on March 21, scientists reported Wednesday, but it did not make up for much of the ground it …

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Waters recede, helping search for Washington mudslide victims

It is a grim step forward in the search for human remains at a mudslide that crushed a rural Washington community, but an important one: floodwaters at the site are receding, allowing crews to expand their search and yielding more human remains in areas that previously couldn't be reached. The …

4 dead, including shooter, at Fort Hood

Authorities have identified the man who opened fire at Fort Hood in Texas on Wednesday, killing three people before committing suicide, as Specialist Ivan Lopez.<p>Sixteen more people were injured Wednesday when he opened fire at Fort Hood, the sprawling Army post in Texas still on edge after a mass …