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A Sheriff officer stands guard over inmates at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Los Angeles. One of the world's largest jail complexes is located in Los Angeles and within it resides perhaps the world's largest group of inmates whose mental illness is attributed to drug abuse, mainly from highly addictive methamphetamine. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
AP Explains: Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?AP Explains: Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2013, file photo, supporters on both sides of the coal export issue attend a Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview Environmental Impact Statement Scoping meeting at the Clark County Fairgrounds Event Center in Ridgefield, Wash. An environmental study released Friday, April 28, 2017, said the proposed coal-export terminal in Washington state would increase cancer risk for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year. (Steven Lane/The Columbian via AP, File)
Review: Coal terminal would boost global climate-warming gasA new environmental study says a coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risk for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year
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This image provided by Novartis shows Rydapt. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Rydapt for treating adults newly diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia who have a genetic mutation called FLT3. Patients would take it along with chemotherapy. The drug, known chemically as midostaurin, is the first new medicine for acute myeloid leukemia in 25 years, according to the company.  (Novartis via AP)
FDA approves 1st targeted drug for certain leukemia patientsU.S. regulators have approved the first targeted drug for certain patients with an aggressive form of leukemia
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to talk about the failed health care bill. From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation’s fate are echoing those concerns.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Fears of losing pre-existing conditions protection under GOPDoctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions
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Documents: Lead paint found in Indiana emergency housingDocuments show lead paint was discovered outside nearly half of the units intended for families leaving an Indiana public-housing complex because of lead contamination
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FILE -In this July 21, 2016 file photo, residents of the Kisenso district of Kinshasa, receive yellow fever vaccines.  The United States is facing a looming shortage of a yellow fever vaccine for travelers, potentially affecting hundreds of thousands who journey to countries where the deadly disease spreads. Doses of the one vaccine licensed in the U.S. will run out as early as next month, U.S. health officials said Friday, April 28, 2017. They said they are making arrangements to bring in another vaccine, licensed in Europe, on a limited basis.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
US facing shortage of yellow fever vaccine for travelersUS facing shortage of yellow fever vaccine for travelers to South America, Africa
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FILE - In this July 1, 2010 file photo, Dr. Charmaine Yoest testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing Yoest, the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Health and Human Services Department.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHSCharmaine Yoest, former president of a leading anti-abortion organization, is appointed to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, items on the breakfast menu, including the calories, are posted at a McDonald's restaurant in New York. Facing a May 5, 2017 compliance deadline set by the Food and Drug Administration last year, some restaurants and other establishments are eyeing a massive spending bill that Congress will have to pass in the next week to keep the government open and hope to either delay the menu labeling rules again or include legislation in the larger bill that would revise the law and make it easier for some businesses to comply. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Diners may have to wait longer for restaurant calorie countsConsumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait _ again
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11 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out11 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out; all had attended family funeral
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FILE - In this Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017 file photo, former breast surgeon Ian Paterson arrives at Nottingham Crown Court in Nottingham, England. A jury in central England has found a prominent breast surgeon guilty of carrying out unnecessary operations. The Nottingham Crown Court jury found Ian Paterson guilty on Friday, April 28 of 17 counts of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and three counts of unlawful wounding. Prosecutors say the 59-year-old doctor lied to patients or exaggerated their risk of cancer to persuade them to have surgery. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP, file)
UK jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeriesA jury in central England has found a prominent breast cancer surgeon guilty of carrying out unnecessary operations
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, flanked by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., leaves the podium during a news conference after a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Short of support, House won't vote on health bill this weekA House GOP leader says the House won't vote on Republican legislation scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law until at least next week
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Spain offers to host EU medicines agency after BrexitSpain offers to host EU's lucrative medicines oversight agency after Brexit
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