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Shortage Of Saline Solution Has Hospitals On Edge

Saline, used to clean wounds and treat dehydration, is a critical medical supply. But lately there hasn't been enough of it, and drugmakers say they won't be able to meet demand until next year.
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'The Illustrated Courtroom' Finds Art In Real-Life Legal Drama

For some trials, courtroom sketches are the only images the public ever sees. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with artist Elizabeth Williams about her new book, which looks at 50 years of such drawings.
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Sexual Harrassment, Abuse Systemic In Modeling World

Charges of harassment and abuse against major players in the fashion world have put the industry under scrutiny. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to model Sara Ziff, who founded a nonprofit to protect models.
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In LA, Barbers Cut Hair And Check Blood Pressure

A Los Angeles doctor is training barbers to check their customers for high blood pressure. He's targeting the social hubs for black men because of the health risks associated with hypertension.
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Americans Weigh Addiction Risk When Taking Painkillers

Doctors and patients are trying to balance the need for pain relief and the potential for trouble. In an NPR poll, addiction and side effects were the top concerns.
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Hillary Clinton, The Inevitable? Sure Seems Like It

Clinton's path to the Democratic presidential nomination looks to be wide open, with no one in a position to stop her. Here are three reasons she could take the 2016 contest, if she wants it.
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Some Of Us Sacrifice More To Stay In Home Sweet Home

Blacks and Latinos are much more likely to say housing prices have forced them to move to places where they felt less safe and had worse schools.
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Talks Yield Possible Framework For Iran Nuclear Deal

Pressure is increasing for a deal over limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for reduced economic sanctions. Negotiators have one month until the current temporary agreement will expire.
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The Runner-Up Religions Of America

One nation under God, with many different religious traditions.
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A Former Drug Dealer Gives A Great Defense Of The Liberal Arts

College programs in prison have become extremely rare, but one alum's story shows how incarceration can truly be reformative.

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