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Which Catholics Offer Birth Control? Look To The Insurers

Catholic universities and hospitals argue they shouldn't have to offer contraceptive coverage, but many Catholic insurance companies have been making it available for years.
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Terminally Ill, But Constantly Hospitalized

Surveys show Americans would prefer not to die in a hospital. Yet, in New York City, the majority of people do. But the reason is not simple.
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'It Is Hell Out Here,' Says Liberian Official

NPR's Arun Rath talks to Gyude Moore, deputy chief of staff to Liberia's president, who recently wrote a passionate open letter appealing for urgent help to aid those suffering from Ebola in Monrovia.
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Workers Hand Out Soap And Advice As Sierra Leone Locks Down

Under the country's three-day experiment to control the deadly Ebola virus, people must stay home while health care teams go door-to-door to spread the word on prevention.
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This Ebola Outbreak 'Has Broken All The Rules'

Laurie Garrett covered the Ebola outbreak in Zaire in 1995. She talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the U.S. mission to send military and monetary aid to Africa to help control Ebola in the region.
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Ebola Battlers Can Learn From Venice's Response To Black Death

The city fathers didn't understand the plague they faced in the Middle Ages. Yet they improvised brilliantly. A new paper explains how their mindset is a model for how to face an unknown threat.
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WATCH: The Boy Who Danced In The Face Of Ebola

A nugget of joy in the battle against Ebola: A little boy infected with the virus dances his way through treatment — and he's really good.
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Social Media Get The Right Stuff To India's Flood Victims

Waters rose as high as two and three stories in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. People were trapped. They needed supplies, and #jkfloodrelief came to the rescue.
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Inside An Ebola Kit: A Little Chlorine And A Lot Of Hope

The Ebola epidemic is growing exponentially. And clinics don't have space for patients. So the U.S. government is giving families kits for treating people at home. Will this help slow the epidemic?
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A Single Insurer Holds Obamacare's Fate In 2 States

Where have the insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act struggled the most? The answer lies in commerce, not politics.

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