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Dorothy Baron, 82, Bill Peters, 65, and Aric Homola, 18, provide medical service for a Wyoming town of about 1,000 people. Photos: Benjamin Rasmussen, Maddie McGarvey and Emily Kask

They’ve provided emergency care in rural areas for decades. Will the pandemic push the system as far as it can go?


The Way We Work Now

My generation of physicians is entering the field at a historic moment. Covid will likely follow us through our careers.

A medical worker enters Bellevue hospital during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images


Freakonomics Radio

The revolution in home DNA testing is giving consumers important, possibly life-changing information. It’s also building a gigantic database that could lead to medical breakthroughs. But how will you deal with upsetting news? What if your privacy is compromised? And are you prepared to have your DNA monetized? We speak with Anne Wojcicki, founder and CEO of 23andMe.

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Jessica Valenti

Why women are leading the anti-vaxx movement

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