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Iris Galvez, a health insurance navigator (right) helps Mary Soliz of Houston, Texas, sign up for her first health plan through the Affordable Care Act on January 28, 2015 at a Houston community center. Courtesy of Iris Galvez hide caption

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Feds Hopeful Hispanics Will Respond As Open Enrollment Comes To A Close

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Kelli Fabick of Ellisville, Mo., held her mother's Australian silky terrier, Zoey, as veterinarian Sarah Hormuth gave the dog a flu shot last April. The dog flu strain H3N2 is now circulating in more than two dozen U.S. states. St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Dog Flu Virus Spreading Across The United States

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After knee surgery, David Larson, 66, of Huntington Beach, Calif., experienced pain in a calf muscle. His answer to an automated email from the doctor led to the diagnosis and treatment of a potentially dangerous blood clot. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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The price of getting a health insurance card may seem expensive, but officials say the minimum tax penalty for remaining uninsured is $695, and could rise to more than $10,000 for wealthy families who choose not to get coverage. Photo Alto/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Health Agencies Intensify Fight Against Zika Virus

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Rachel Star Withers says that video blogging about schizophrenia and depression has helped her manage the disorders. Courtesy of Rachel Star hide caption

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Would You Tell The World You Have Schizophrenia On YouTube?

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A mother watches a video taken of herself playing with her daughter while at Bellevue Hospital in New York for a checkup. Brenda Woodford provides coaching on parenting skills. Courtesy of Children of Bellevue Archives hide caption

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The Aedes aegypti mosquito is one of two types thought to be capable of carrying and transmitting the Zika virus. Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Zika Virus Outbreak Unlikely In The U.S., Officials Say

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Science writer Jo Marchant investigated the healing power of the mind for her new book, Cure. Jutta Kuss/Getty Images hide caption

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How Meditation, Placebos And Virtual Reality Help Power 'Mind Over Body'

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