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Emergency Call For Blood Donations In Wake Of Storm

An emergency call for blood has gone out in the D.C. area, as the storm-damaged area infrastructure has slowed the flow of donations down to a trickle.

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The Takeaway From The Health Care Ruling

After the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the vast majority of the Affordable Care Act, the court of public opinion has continued to judge the ruling and partisan debate rages on. Legal scholar Jonathan Turley and New York Magazine writer Jonathan Chait discuss the wide range of reactions to the landmark ruling.
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Glaxo To Plead Guilty To 3 Charges In Sweeping Health Settlement

The British drugmaker has agreed to pay $3 billion and is pleading guilty to criminal charges related to its marketing of two antidepressants and failure to provide the Food and Drug Administration with data about safety problems with the diabetes pill Avandia.
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Doctors On Effects Of Supreme Court Decision

Host Michel Martin continues the conversation about how doctors view the Supreme Court decision to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act. She speaks with a roundtable of physicians with different views on the legislation, including physicians from Oklahoma and Virginia.
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How Will Health Care Decision Affect Doctors?

The Supreme Court's decision to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act could transform how many doctors provide care. Host Michel Martin checks in with a roundtable of physicians with different views about the law and its effects, including Congresswoman Donna Christensen, a Democrat from the Virgin Islands, and a board certified physician.
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Advocates Worry Texas won't Expand Medicaid

Texas has opposed the Affordable Care Act from the start. There's been little movement on setting up its insurance marketplace because officials said they were waiting for the Supreme Court ruling. Local health care workers are worried that even after the ruling, the state won't set up an exchange, and might even turn down the Medicaid money from the federal government.

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