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Vox's coverage of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare-for-all, emergency room fees, and everything else you need to know about the health care industry.

Why does the US keep running out of medicine?

Community hospitals are facing an impossible dilemma

Poor countries are developing a new paradigm of mental health care. America is taking note.

The Federalist Society controls the federal judiciary, so why can’t they stop whining?

Syphilis rates are soaring in South Dakota’s American Indian communities. What’s going on?

Going home for the holidays? Boost, mask, and test beforehand.

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Anti-abortion groups don’t think they lost the midterms

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8 questions the 2022 midterms answered

How to handle an overload of grief

This flu season is looking really scary, in one chart

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How abortion rights advocates won every ballot measure this year

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The Supreme Court lost Republicans the midterms

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The midterms were a resounding win for abortion rights — with one exception

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How Americans voted for abortion rights, in one chart

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South Dakota voters decide to extend Medicaid coverage to 45,000 people

Medicaid appears likely to survive its latest encounter with the Supreme Court

The nightmarish Supreme Court case that could gut Medicaid, explained

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7 governor’s races that are abortion battlegrounds

New RSV vaccines are coming. This is very, very good news.

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The incredibly close high-stakes battle for the Michigan legislature

Forget tainted candy: The scariest thing on Halloween is parked in your driveway

Why everybody you know is sick right now

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John Fetterman survived a stroke. It could be an asset if he’s elected.

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Beto O’Rourke can’t win without suburban women. They don’t seem sold.

There’s a morning-after pill to prevent sexually transmitted infections

Our buildings are making us sick

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A wonky Arizona ballot measure could unlock a new path to easing medical debt

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Our health care data infrastructure is broken. Caitlin Rivers hopes to fix it.

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DARPA changed technology. Now Renee Wegrzyn wants to bring the same innovation to medicine.

Why do labs keep making dangerous viruses?

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Why Cheri Beasley might be Democrats’ most underrated Senate candidate

America’s increasingly atrocious access to maternity care, explained in 3 charts

Rising rates of syphilis in babies should set off all our alarm bells

This next-generation video game requires a prescription

A wave of anti-vaccine legislation is sweeping the United States

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The states where the midterms will directly decide the future of abortion access

Republican states keep refusing to expand Medicaid — until you ask their voters

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Yes, most Latinos are Christian. No, that doesn’t make them anti-abortion.

Rape victims can face huge hospital bills if they seek help

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Lindsey Graham’s national abortion ban bill makes the midterm stakes very clear