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FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. A large government survey released Thursday, June 15, 2017, suggests the number of U.S. high school and middle school students using electronic cigarettes fell to 2.2 million last year, from 3 million the year before. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
June 15, 2017 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States. A government survey released Thursday suggests the number of high school and middle school students using electronic cigarettes fell to 2.2 million last year, from 3 million the year before...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks to House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, after the House pushed through a health care bill. Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs _ deductibles and copayments _ would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 15, 2017 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs — deductibles and copayments — would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. And even though the sticker price for premiums would be lower...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks to House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, after the House pushed through a health care bill. Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs _ deductibles and copayments _ would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 15, 2017 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs — deductibles and copayments — would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. And even though the sticker price for premiums would be lower...
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In this May 4, 2017 photo, Melissa Jones, right, a nurse educator with Alosa Health, speaks with Dr. Dorothy Wilhelm in an exam room at a medical office in Monroeville, Pa. Jones visits medical offices in western Pennsylvania to educate doctors about new opioid prescribing guidelines. (AP Photo/Carla K. Johnson)
June 15, 2017 - 10:51 am
MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Even doctors can be addicted to opioids, in a way: It's hard to stop prescribing them. Melissa Jones is on a mission to break doctors of their habit, and in the process try to turn the tide of the painkiller epidemic that has engulfed 2 million Americans. It was in doctors'...
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In this May 4, 2017 photo, Melissa Jones, right, a nurse educator with Alosa Health, speaks with Dr. Dorothy Wilhelm in an exam room at a medical office in Monroeville, Pa. Jones visits medical offices in western Pennsylvania to educate doctors about new opioid prescribing guidelines. (AP Photo/Carla K. Johnson)
June 15, 2017 - 10:51 am
MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Even doctors can be addicted to opioids, in a way: It's hard to stop prescribing them. Melissa Jones is on a mission to break doctors of their habit, and in the process try to turn the tide of the painkiller epidemic that has engulfed 2 million Americans. It was in doctors'...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks to House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, after the House pushed through a health care bill. Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs _ deductibles and copayments _ would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 15, 2017 - 3:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs — deductibles and copayments — would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill. And even though the sticker price for premiums would be lower...
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FILE- In this June 8, 2017, file photo, traffic passes by the campus of the Veterans Administration hospital under construction in Aurora, Colo. Glenn Haggstrom, the former top construction official for the Veterans Affairs Department, told The Associated Press he was astounded by the price of the hospital under construction outside Denver and that he was never told the price had ballooned to more than $1.7 billion. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 15, 2017 - 3:02 am
DENVER (AP) — A former Veterans Affairs Department executive who was harshly criticized by Congress for massive cost overruns at a new Colorado VA medical center said he was never told the price had ballooned to more than $1.7 billion before he left the agency, and does not know how it happened. "I...
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FILE- In this June 8, 2017, file photo, traffic passes by the campus of the Veterans Administration hospital under construction in Aurora, Colo. Glenn Haggstrom, the former top construction official for the Veterans Affairs Department, told The Associated Press he was astounded by the price of the hospital under construction outside Denver and that he was never told the price had ballooned to more than $1.7 billion. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 15, 2017 - 3:02 am
DENVER (AP) — A former Veterans Affairs Department executive who was harshly criticized by Congress for massive cost overruns at a new Colorado VA medical center said he was never told the price had ballooned to more than $1.7 billion before he left the agency, and does not know how it happened. "I...
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June 15, 2017 - 3:00 am
DENVER (AP) — A former VA executive who was criticized by Congress for massive cost overruns at a new Colorado veterans hospital says he was never told the price had ballooned to more than $1.7 billion. In a rare interview, Glenn Haggstrom, the former top construction official for the Veterans...
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June 15, 2017 - 3:00 am
DENVER (AP) — A former VA executive who was criticized by Congress for massive cost overruns at a new Colorado veterans hospital says he was never told the price had ballooned to more than $1.7 billion. In a rare interview, Glenn Haggstrom, the former top construction official for the Veterans...
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