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Arguments In Health Care Case

NPR's Julie Rovner describes the scene outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, where both sides seemed pleased with the debate over the federal health law, and previews Wednesday's arguments.

Supporter, Opponent Of Health Law Weigh In

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is among 26 state attorneys general who have sued the federal government over implementation of the health care law. Former U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger has been a vocal proponent of the law. They offer their views on the law's constitutionality.
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Juicing: Vegetables, Fruits, Spices, and More

Juicing is back, and it goes well beyond basics like apple and orange juice; spinach, beets, wheat grass, and almost anything else in a garden can yield a glass of "liquid nutrition." We explore the techniques and recipes that get the most from juicing.


Health Law's Individual Mandate Has It's Day In Court

During the second day of arguments over President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court takes up the law's most controversial element: the individual mandate. The Justices will consider whether it is constitutional to require individuals to purchase health care.

TRANSCRIPT & AUDIO: Supreme Court: The Health Care Law And The Individual Mandate

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard the second of three days of oral arguments on the fate of President Obama's health care law.

Insurance Mandate A Tough Sell To Justices

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared split Tuesday on whether the federal government can force people to buy health insurance. "Three of the conservatives are clearly going to vote to strike it down — that would be justices Scalia, Alito and Thomas," NPR's Nina Totenberg reports from outside the court.

Bypass Surgery Edges Stents For Heart Treatment

The biggest comparison yet of surgery and stents for stable heart disease gives the nod to bypass operations. Fewer patients who had surgery died four years afterward.