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Reporter Found Lack Of Medical Care As Undercover Prison Guard At For-Profit Facility

Private prisons generally don't have to reveal what goes on inside. Mother Jones' reporter Shane Bauer went underground as a prison guard. NPR's Lynn Neary discusses his investigation.
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World AIDS Conference Returns To Durban, South Africa. How Has The Conversation Changed?

The port city is hosting the International AIDS conference for a second time. NPR's Jason Beaubien tells NPR's Lynn Neary that much progress has been made in combating AIDS, but more needs to be done.
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Is Venezuela Having A Health Care Crisis? It Depends On Whom You Ask

The government says everything is fine. But doctors and patients tell a different story, citing a lack of the most basic medicines and supplies.
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Don't Do What I Do: How Getting Out Of Sync Can Help Relationships

When someone's angry we tend to get angry in return. But responding in an unexpected way is a valid tool in psychotherapy, and it can help make everyday relationships work better, too.
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Drug Dealer's Career Follows Evolution Of Opiate Epidemic In U.S.

A drug dealer's career serves as a timeline for the evolution of the opiate epidemic in America from pills to heroin.
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First Case Reported Of A Woman Infecting A Man With Zika Through Sex

A woman in her 20s infected a man after she returned to New York City from a country where Zika is spreading. Health officials say he got infected through unprotected sexual intercourse.
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She Offered The Robber A Glass Of Wine, And That Flipped The Script

NPR's Alix Spiegel, co-host of the podcast and program Invisibilia, tells the story of a robbery that was halted when a woman decided to respond to the threat in an unexpected way — with kindness.
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From Father To Father, A Few Words Of Wisdom On Raising Kids With Autism

Anthony Merkerson's son was diagnosed with autism. Then, his younger daughter was, too. "It was a heavy load," he says, until he started getting advice from another father farther along the same path.
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How A Danish Town Helped Young Muslims Turn Away From ISIS

Muslim youths in Denmark were leaving to join ISIS in Syria, feeling they were being persecuted in Europe. Then the police in Aarhus responded in a completely unexpected way: They apologized.
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Zika Epidemic May Have Peaked But Will Threaten U.S. For Years

Scientists have evidence that the epidemic in Latin America may have started to subside. But the U.S. isn't out of the woods yet.

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