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If a couple in good health with plenty of resources finds it this challenging to apply for health insurance policies, are lawmakers wise to propose replacing Medicare with vouchers?

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Journalists and pundits alike speculated freely this week about how the Supreme Court will rule on health reform, based mostly on the justices' comments during oral arguments. Should they have?

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Health reform’s second birthday today is partially eclipsed by intense media coverage of next week’s unprecedented Supreme Court hearings on whether it will survive. Here’s a roundup of smart analysis on both fronts.

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Kern County, with similar geography and population to Fresno, decided to enter the new health insurance program called Bridge to Reform. On the way, Kern has stumbled upon many challenges, but for some patients, the program has changed their lives.

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Over the weekend, I took a long look at what the health-reform law does to address a looming shortage of primary care doctors. And the short answer is: Not much.

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Journalist Sarah Kliff looks at the monumental task of bringing enough primary care doctors online by 2015 — a key factor in health reform's success.

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Heavy marketing of breast cancer awareness, Calif. doctor lobby approves legalizing pot, the death of CLASS and more from our Daily Briefing. 

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Journalist Paul Kleyman, who has covered aging issues for more than 20 years, offers tips for covering aging as health reform gets underway.

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Who's interested in opening a new community health clinic in your area? An obscure list of new health reform grants to more than 100 nonprofits around the nation offers some clues. This is a great way to report on health reform's rollout locally.

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Under health reform, states can apply for grants from a new $15 billion fund for prevention and public health. Is your state or community getting its fair share — and how well is it using the money? Here are five tips for tracking this important community health topic.

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