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Widespread Hype Gives False Hope To Many Cancer Patients

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April 27, 2017 at 5:00 am

After Michael Uvanni’s older brother, James, was diagnosed with a deadly form of skin cancer, it seemed as if everyone told the family what they wanted to hear: Have hope. You can beat this, and we a...

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Negotiating Drug Prices: Should State Agencies Band Together?

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April 27, 2017 at 5:00 am | Citing budget-busting drug costs, a California lawmaker wants state health programs to band together to negotiate better prices with drug companies. Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) ha...

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Extreme Sea Level Rise and the Stakes for America

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April 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Research report by Climate Central RELATED CONTENT News: U.S. Vulnerable to Worst of Extreme Sea Rise MAPS: 3D Map | 2...

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Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

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April 26, 2017 at 7:58 am | Environmental and climate regulations that cut pollution from coal-fired power plants have played only a minor role in the decline of the coal industry, which has been hurt mainly by expanding use of...

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California Got More Snow This Winter Than Past 4 Total

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April 26, 2017 at 7:26 am | That it was wet this winter in California is an understatement. After four years of drought, the Golden State faced a whiteout of epic proportions. Mountains were caked in nearly 800 inches of sn...

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How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

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April 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | President Trump has directed the Interior Department to “review” all large national monuments created since 1996 to recommend ways for Congress to shrink or abolish them. The directive came in th...

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U.S. Vulnerable to Worst of Extreme Sea Rise

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April 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | The beginning of a collapse this century of sections of the Antarctic ice sheet would disproportionately inundate coasts circling the U.S. — the country that has done more than any other to pollute t...

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Pre-Obamacare, Preexisting Conditions Long Vexed States And Insurers

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April 26, 2017 at 6:50 am | [protected-iframe id="690f23738f50439eb49861e5a5968240-7618883-97277977" info="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/523577871/524076592" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"] For most...

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Severe Shortage Of Home Health Workers Robs Thousands Of Proper Care

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April 26, 2017 at 6:50 am | Acute shortages of home health aides and nursing assistants are cropping up across the country, threatening care for people with serious disabilities and vulnerable older adults. In Minnesota and...

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