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HealthOne is a Colorado hospital chain that is opening a psychiatric ward to take pressure off its hospitals' emergency rooms, including the one on the billboard. Eric Whitney/CPR hide caption

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As Psychiatric Wards Close, Patients Languish In Emergency Rooms

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Oregon's Medicaid Experiment Represents A 'Defining Moment'

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If the label of ingredients on the Adderall pack says "singel entity," that's a tip-off for trouble. FDA/Flickr hide caption

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Kimberly Payton, a teacher at the Small Savers Child Development Center, reads to a group of preschoolers in Washington, D.C., in 2010. Researchers say that teachers who make small changes in how they read to 4-year-olds can improve kids' reading skills later on. Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Small Change In Reading To Preschoolers Can Help Disadvantaged Kids Catch Up

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With PSA Testing, The Power Of Anecdote Often Trumps Statistics

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Hugo Campos' implantable cardioverter-defibrillator was a mystery to him. So he decided to ask his doctor for access to the data. He made this image with one of his own X-rays. Hugo Campos hide caption

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Patients Crusade For Access To Their Medical Device Data

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Katherine Leon says she spends up to 12 hours a day online interacting with others who share her rare heart condition. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Patients Find Each Other Online To Jump-Start Medical Research

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A label on a package of Tide laundry detergent packets warns parents to keep them away from children. Nearly 250 cases of illness from such packets have been reported to poison control centers this year. Pat Sullivan/AP hide caption

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