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Health Insurers Gear Up For The Affordable Care Act

Health insurers are gearing up for the Obama health care law, which opens enrollment to previously uninsured individuals in October. Kojo examines one company's request to raise premiums and looks at the options for consumers.

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Medicaid Expansion To Provide More Care For Native Americans

Next year, just over 200,000 Native Americans will become eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The change translates to more money for the Indian Health Service. The expansion will also force Native American health providers to deal with something they've never faced before — competition from non-tribal health programs.
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Big Sibling's Big Influence: Some Behaviors Run In The Family

Psychologists have long known that children often model their behavior on the actions of parents or peers. But science has only recently begun to measure the influence of siblings. An older brother's or sister's behavior can be very contagious, it turns out — for good and for bad.
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If Military Covers Abortion After Rape, Why Not The Peace Corps?

Last year, Congress and President Obama passed a law providing insurance coverage for abortion for military women in the case of rape or incest. Will the Peace Corps inspire a similar truce on the same issue?
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Shhh, The Kids Can Hear You Arguing (Even When They're Asleep)

In scans of sleeping infants' brains, certain areas light up when they hear angry voices. But is that heightened activation damaging, or does it mean the children are learning to cope?

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