Before dying, she made a fund to cancel others' medical debt — nearly $70m worth
Mon, 27 Nov 2023 16:37:59 -0500
Gregory says his wife would never have imagined the impact her fund would have.

Casey McIntyre decided she wanted her legacy to be clearing medical debt. But her husband says they never dreamed it would get this big.

(Image credit: Andrew Gregory)

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Before dying, she made a fund to cancel others' medical debt — now $60 million worth
Thu, 23 Nov 2023 18:36:09 -0500

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Andrew Gregory about his late wife, Casey McIntyre, and the medical debt cancellation fund she set up before she died earlier in November of ovarian cancer.

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New Zealand's new government plans to roll back cigarette ban as it funds tax cuts
Mon, 27 Nov 2023 14:01:34 -0500
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For some people struggling with addictions, spending time with horses is healing
Sat, 25 Nov 2023 07:59:26 -0500

Equine therapy can help those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Two men receiving treatment near Philadelphia talk with NPR's Scott Simon about their special bond with horses.

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Facing my wife's dementia: Should I fly off to see our grandkids without her?
Sat, 25 Nov 2023 07:00:45 -0500
A wife and grandmother with dementia is connected through a trail of stars to her husband and grandchildren.

After 40 years of living and travelling together, a writer considers a trip without his wife. He can't explain where he's going or why he can't bring her along.

(Image credit: Maria Fabrizio for NPR)

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