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Supporters of the Congress for Democratic Change party take part in a meeting in Monorovia on Nov. 20 for the opening of political campaign activities for senatorial elections. Elections are due to take place on Dec. 16, after being suspended because of the Ebola epidemic. Zoom Dosso/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Campaign Rallies Resume In Liberia, Raising Uncertainty Over Ebola Risk

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Workers Brave Militant Attacks To Vaccinate For Polio

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Leaburn Alexander works two jobs and does not have health insurance. It takes him three hours to commute home from the job he works as an overnight hotel janitor. Lisa Morehouse/KQED hide caption

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For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A Challenge

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Superintendent Alberto Carvalho of Miami-Dade County Public Schools says he knows how much gets paid out in health care claims, but the school system's insurance carrier, Cigna, won't disclose the charges. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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School District Pays For Health Care But Can't Get Itemized Bill

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Among the dilemmas that arise when health workers are in their protective garb: What if you can't find the person assigned to be your Ebola Treatment Unit partner? John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Do you want to go to the park? Mango Doucleff, of San Francisco, responds to her favorite command by perking up her ears and tilting her head. Michaeleen Doucleff/NPR hide caption

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How Dogs Understand What We Say

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They're participants in Niger's School for Husbands. Ron Haviv/VII for NPR hide caption

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School For Husbands Gets Men To Talk About Family Size

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Medical residents including Dr. Amy Ho (bottom right) helped with first aid at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. Courtesy Amy Ho hide caption

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Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better?

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Colorectal Cancer Cases Are Dropping — Except Among Young Adults

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