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A worker is seen behind the registration window of the emergency room at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
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On this edition of Political Rewind, we take a broad look at healthcare in Georgia. After multiple attempts, Congress has failed to shut down The Affordable Care Act, but President Donald Trump is eliminating a number of key provisions through executive orders. What’s the likely impact on Georgians of ending the individual mandate?


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Sunday is Mother's Day, a tough time for some new mothers whose babies are in the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU. Babies in the NICU are either too small or too sick to go home. Research finds cuddling is important for babies who are born prematurely or have serious health issues, but some parents are unable to stay in the hospital and give their newborns the constant affection they need. A program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta allows volunteers to hold, cuddle, and rock babies.