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House Votes Again To Repeal Affordable Care Act

Tuesday's vote gave House Republican freshmen their first chance at repealing the law, and this is the first full repeal vote since millions of Americans signed up for coverage under the program.

The Psychology Behind Why Some Kids Go Unvaccinated

As the country grapples with a growing outbreak of measles, Morning Edition delves into what works and what doesn't — and what might get people to vaccinate their kids.

Once A Vaccine Skeptic, This Mom Changed Her Mind

Juniper Russo wants what is best for her daughter, Vivian, and she sometimes questions mainstream medicine. But after three years of soul-searching, she decided vaccination was best.

White Potato Redux: Experts Say Spuds Are Not Nutritional Duds

An expert panel says white potatoes "contribute useful quantities of potassium and fiber" to diets. Reversing an earlier position, the panel says spuds should be included in WIC, a food aid program.

Science Of Vaccines Is Settled — But Politics Are More Complicated

Should kids get the measles vaccine or should parents be given a choice? Potential 2016 presidential candidates weigh in, and their views are all over the place.

House Votes To Repeal Affordable Care Act

The vote was 239-186. The bill would repeal the health care law and direct panels to come up with a replacement. The measure, which is unlikely to pass the Senate, faces a presidential veto threat.

House Votes To Repeal ACA, Though Bill Unlikely To Pass Senate

The House has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the first such full repeal vote in two nearly two years. Some 19 million Americans would lose health coverage under the legislation. The bill, though, is not likely to pass the Senate, where a half dozen Democrats would have to go along with it. President Obama has also promised to veto legislation that undoes his signature achievement.

New York Attorney General Targets Mislabeled Herbal Supplements

Four major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, GNC and Walgreens are accused of selling mislabeled herbal supplements in New York. DNA tests by the state attorney general's office found that some store brand supplements do not contain the ingredients as advertised.

Beyond Rash And Fever: How Measles Can Kill

It happened to Roald Dahl's daughter in 1962. It still happens today, in the U.S. and around the world. In rare cases, measles becomes an incurable disease.

Fingertips To Hair Follicles: Why 'Touch' Triggers Pleasure And Pain

In his latest book, neuroscientist David Linden explains the science of touch. He tells Fresh Air how pain protects, why fingertips are so sensitive and why you can't read Braille with your genitals.