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Tom Jackson, 65, of Houston, shows where he first noticed a tumor related to his HPV-related tonsil cancer, found in 2013. Jackson spoke from his home on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He said doctors told him the cancer could haven taken away his voice. (AP Photo/ John L. Mone)
May 17, 2017 - 5:06 pm
The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study finds. These cancers are rising fast, especially in men, and research suggests that HPV, the human papillomavirus, is spreading...
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Tom Jackson, 65, of Houston, shows where he first noticed a tumor related to his HPV-related tonsil cancer, found in 2013. Jackson spoke from his home on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He said doctors told him the cancer could haven taken away his voice. (AP Photo/ John L. Mone)
May 17, 2017 - 5:06 pm
The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study finds. These cancers are rising fast, especially in men, and research suggests that HPV, the human papillomavirus, is spreading...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Barry Cadden, president of New England Compounding Center, arrives at the federal courthouse in Boston. On March 22 he was acquitted of murder charges but convicted on other counts in a fungal meningitis outbreak from tainted steroids manufactured by the pharmacy, which killed more than two dozen and sickened hundreds of people in 2012. Some legal experts are questioning whether the vote by the jury was unanimous, as required in all federal criminal trials. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
May 17, 2017 - 4:46 pm
BOSTON (AP) — People who lost loved ones in a fungal meningitis outbreak traced to tainted steroids were stunned when a pharmacy executive was acquitted of murder charges in 25 deaths, and some legal experts are questioning whether the vote by the jury was unanimous, as required in federal criminal...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Barry Cadden, president of New England Compounding Center, arrives at the federal courthouse in Boston. On March 22 he was acquitted of murder charges but convicted on other counts in a fungal meningitis outbreak from tainted steroids manufactured by the pharmacy, which killed more than two dozen and sickened hundreds of people in 2012. Some legal experts are questioning whether the vote by the jury was unanimous, as required in all federal criminal trials. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
May 17, 2017 - 4:46 pm
BOSTON (AP) — People who lost loved ones in a fungal meningitis outbreak traced to tainted steroids were stunned when a pharmacy executive was acquitted of murder charges in 25 deaths, and some legal experts are questioning whether the vote by the jury was unanimous, as required in federal criminal...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, leaves Capitol Hill Washington. It’s looking like another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, but why, and who’s to blame? President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that “Obamacare” is collapsing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 17, 2017 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice is looking like a distinct possibility for many consumers who buy their own health insurance — but why, and who's to blame? President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that "...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, leaves Capitol Hill Washington. It’s looking like another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, but why, and who’s to blame? President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that “Obamacare” is collapsing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 17, 2017 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice is looking like a distinct possibility for many consumers who buy their own health insurance — but why, and who's to blame? President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that "...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, leaves Capitol Hill Washington. It’s looking like another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, but why, and who’s to blame? President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that “Obamacare” is collapsing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice is looking like a distinct possibility for many consumers who buy their own health insurance — but why, and who's to blame? President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that "...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, leaves Capitol Hill Washington. It’s looking like another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, but why, and who’s to blame? President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that “Obamacare” is collapsing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice is looking like a distinct possibility for many consumers who buy their own health insurance — but why, and who's to blame? President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that "...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page is seen on a laptop in Washington. After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that highlights the stakes as Republicans try to roll back Barack Obama’s law. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 28.6 million people were uninsured last year, unchanged from 2015. The uninsured rate was 9 percent, not a significant change from 9.1 percent in 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 16, 2017 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years of progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance has come to a halt, according to a government report out Tuesday. More than a factoid, it shows the stakes in the Republican drive to roll back the Affordable Care Act. The report from the Centers for...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page is seen on a laptop in Washington. After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that highlights the stakes as Republicans try to roll back Barack Obama’s law. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 28.6 million people were uninsured last year, unchanged from 2015. The uninsured rate was 9 percent, not a significant change from 9.1 percent in 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 16, 2017 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years of progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance has come to a halt, according to a government report out Tuesday. More than a factoid, it shows the stakes in the Republican drive to roll back the Affordable Care Act. The report from the Centers for...
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