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Opponents Of Secondary Provisions In Health Care Law Look To Lower Courts

When the Supreme Court upheld the central tenet of President Obama's health care law, it meant that lower-court fights over contraceptive coverage and other parts of the sweeping legislation can move forward.
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Fast Tests Are Latest Weapons Against Infections

Tests that take hours instead of days can help doctors make a better diagnosis of infectious diseases. The results can help them decide which antibiotic to use, and which one to keep in reserve.
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Doctors Applaud Ruling But Keep Champagne On Ice

Many medical professionals are glad people won't lose coverage provided by the Affordable Care Act. Still, they worry about whether there will be enough physicians to treat increased patient loads — and who will ultimately pay the bill.
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How Health Law's Taxes, Penalties Will Be Enforced

Melissa Block speaks with Timothy Jost, a law professor at Washington and Lee University, about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's taxes, penalties, and how they will be phased in and enforced.
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What's Next For The Health Care Law?

NPR health policy correspondent Julie Rovner looks at what's next in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision on health care.
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Sole Abortion Clinic In Miss. Fights Law To Stay Open

Mississippi's only clinic that performs abortions is facing possible closure. A new state law requires doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals by July 1. But doctors at the Jackson Women's Health Organization have not yet been accepted. The clinic is now suing to stop the law, arguing it amounts to an unconstitutional ban on abortions.

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