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In this photo taken Feb. 28, 2017, a flag flies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawmakers return to Washington this week to a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats over his border wall.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting CongressHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says Republican leaders aren't showing a desire to revisit repealing the health care law until they know they have enough votes to pass a bill
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FILE - In this July 25, 2016, file photo, Dr. Vivek Murthy speaks during a news conference at Orange County Mosquito Control, in Orlando, Fla.  The Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General.  (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Trump Health Dept. dismisses Obama appointed surgeon generalThe Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General
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FDA approves 2nd near-copy of Remicade for immune disordersFederal regulators have approved another alternative version of Remicade, an expensive injected drug widely used for rheumatoid arthritis and other immune system disorders
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in HousePresident Donald Trump is downplaying the significance of pushing Republican health care legislation through the House next week
The Associated Press2 days ago
FDA approves near-copy of Remicade for immune disordersFederal regulators have approved an alternative version of Remicade, an expensive drug widely used for rheumatoid arthritis and other immune system disorders
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Italy upholds vaccine requirements for preschoolersItaly's top administrative body has rejected a challenge by parents over mandatory vaccines for children attending a northern town's pre-schools
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Judge: Parents of boy hurt by forceps delivery get $42MA federal judge has awarded $42 million to the parents of a Pennsylvania boy left disabled because of brain injuries caused after a doctor used forceps to deliver the boy
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, Melinda Gates watches as Bill Gates talks to Indian author Chetan Bhagat during an interaction organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation in New Delhi, India. India's government in early April, 2017, canceled permission for foreign funding for one of the country's main public health organizations, whose donors include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup, File)
Indian public health group loses permit for foreign fundsIndia's government has canceled permission for foreign funding for one of the country's main public health organizations, whose donors include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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FILE - In this Sunday Jan. 1, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction and just days ago was acquitted of a double murder, died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Massachusetts prisons officials said. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brainBoston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez's brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives
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FILE - In this March 21, 2107 file photo, President Donald Trump, with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington to rally support for the Republican health care overhaul. Work requirements for Medicaid could lead to major changes in the social safety net under President Donald Trump. The question: Should adults who are able to work be required to do so to get taxpayer provided health insurance? (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Lawmakers revisiting requiring those on Medicaid to workThe Trump administration and Republican-led House are revisiting the question of whether adults who are able to work should be required to work to get taxpayer-provided health insurance
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this June 19, 2015 file photo, eggs sit waiting to be cooked at a cafe in Des Moines, Iowa. The U.S. government's latest report card released Thursday, April 20, 2017, on food poisoning suggests that campylobacter, a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry, is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list.  The report counts cases in only 10 states for nine of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed to be a good indicator of national food poisoning trends.   (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning listThe U.S. government's latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this photo taken Oct. 14, 2015, file photo, the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Thursday, April 20, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration said they are strengthening warnings about the dangers of two types of powerful painkillers due to risks of slowed breathing and death. The FDA said it is requiring makers of prescription versions of the medicines, codeine and tramadol, to change the products' labels to warn against giving them to children under age 12, and to limit use in older children. The FDA also said breastfeeding women shouldn't take them because of possible harm to the baby. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
FDA further restricts pain medication use in kidsU.S. regulators are strengthening warnings about the dangers of two types of powerful opioid painkillers, codeine and tramadol
The Associated Press3 days ago
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