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House OKs GOP health bill, a step toward Obamacare repeal

House OKs GOP health bill, a step toward Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Relieved Republicans muscled their health care bill through the House Thursday, taking their biggest step toward dismantling the Obama health care overhaul since Donald Trump took office. They won passage only after overcoming their own divisions that nearly sank the measure six weeks ago.

Overcoming Opioids: When pills are a hospital’s last resort

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers -- he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing.

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GOP owns health care dilemma now, and voter skepticism

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Even among rank-and-file Republicans, there's opposition to changes that would let insurers charge higher premiums to older adults, and many disapprove of cuts to Medicaid for low-income people, according to a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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