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Trump Administration's Prescription Drug Importation Plan Is Likely To Face Challenges

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Background On Trump's Plan To Allow Imports Of Some Prescription Drugs

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"This is the next important step in the Administration's work to end foreign freeloading and put American patients first," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement detailing the plan. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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"As deductibles rise, patients have the right to know the price of health care services so they can shop around for the best deal," says Seema Verma, who heads the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and announced the Trump administration's plan this week. Kevin Wolf/AP hide caption

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Actual scientific research on beards is, regrettably, scant. However, researchers now know how beards are perceived by one important group of people: children. Maskot/Getty Images hide caption

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Kids See Bearded Men As Strong — But Unattractive, Study Finds

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Trump Signs Extension To Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund

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Airway-irritating acetals seem to form in some types of vape juice even without heat, researchers find — likely a reaction between the alcohol and aldehydes in the liquid. Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors In The U.S. Use CRISPR Technique To Treat A Genetic Disorder For The 1st Time

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A rock of crystal methamphetamine lifted from a suspect in Orange County, Calif. This fall, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expects to begin collecting more local information about the rising use of meth, cocaine and other stimulants. Leonard Ortiz/Getty Images hide caption

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Seizures Of Methamphetamine Are Surging In The U.S.

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It may plague your summer peaches and plums, but the fruit fly is "one of the most important animals" in medical research, says conservationist Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson. Sefa Kaya/500px Prime/Getty Images hide caption

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Bugged By Insects? 'Buzz, Sting, Bite' Makes The Case For 6-Legged Friends

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Bill Of The Month Update On Story Involving Kidney Dialysis

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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., co-sponsored Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" bill, along with several other 2020 candidates, when it was released in 2017. Her plan has some key differences from Sanders', including a larger role for private insurance and a higher threshold for taxing household income. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Eager To Talk About Health Care

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Gray was diagnosed with sickle cell disease when she was an infant. She was considering a bone marrow transplant when she heard about the CRISPR study and jumped at the chance to volunteer. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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In A 1st, Doctors In U.S. Use CRISPR Tool To Treat Patient With Genetic Disorder

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