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Counseling center shutdown teaches important health care lessons

A right-wing governor has used an unreliable study and nonexistent federal requirements to replace local, community-based, nonprofit health care providers with out-of-state for-profit companies.

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Audio: Texas abortion law sure to face court challenge

After weeks of bitter fighting, Texas conservatives claim a significant victory in the fight over who controls women's health in Texas.

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Texas "women power" blocks anti-abortion bill

AUSTIN, Texas - A severe anti-abortion bill went down to defeat June 25 thanks in part to a 10-hour filibuster by state Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth.

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Obamacare is already lowering costs

The president's signature health care law has already had a remarkable impact on health care costs.

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California leads the way for Obamacare

California, with the nation's biggest insurance market, continues to lead the nation in preparing for next year's launch of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare."

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Cancer patients more likely to go bankrupt

Cancer patients are twice as likely to file for bankruptcy as people without cancer, a study in Washington State has found.

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Audio: Demanding food safety, Houston protests GMOs

Houstonians join food safety advocates around the world to demonstrate against a biotech giant they say may be poisoning us all.

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President Obama hosts event aimed at reducing mental health stigma

President Barack Obama called for a more robust national discussion on mental illness, saying the time had come to bring the issue "out of the shadows."

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Florida rally says: "Buzz off, Monsanto"

Central Floridians turned out or the March Against Monsanto targeting the biotechnology mega-corporation and its role in the propagation of genetically modified seeds.

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GOP attempts to defund, block Obamacare

Republicans in Congress are continuing to try everything possible to obstruct, delay or outright prevent the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare.

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