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Meningitis Outbreak
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves federal court after attending the first day of his trial in Boston. Closing arguments are expected Thursday, Oct. 19. Chin is charged with second-degree murder and other crimes under federal racketeering law for his role in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds of others. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Congress
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters as he heads to vote on budget amendments, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Obit Helen DeVos Basketball
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic owner Rich DeVos, left, waves to fans while watching court side with his wife Helen during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Orlando, Fla. The family of Helen DeVos said the philanthropist from western Michigan known for her support of children's health, Christian education and the arts has died. She was 90. Her family said she died Wednesday, Oct. 18, of complications from a stroke following a recent diagnosis of myeloid leukemia. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
Backyard Flocks Illnesses
In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, photo, Tanya Keith, of Des Moines, Iowa, and her daughter Iolana feed their chickens in the backyard of their home, in Des Moines. The trend of raising backyard chickens is causing a soaring number of illnesses from poultry-related diseases. For Keith, the nine hens and a rooster that she keeps behind her home provide fresh eggs and lessons for her three children about where food comes from. But even as her kids collect eggs and help keep the six nesting boxes tidy, she warns them not get too affectionate. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Poland Doctors' Protest
Young doctors holding a hunger strike, in demand of more government spending on the chronically strapped and inefficient health care at the Medial University's Children's Hospital in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Poland's government has announced plans to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger protest by young doctors demanding more funds for the sector entered a third week. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Congress
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters as he heads to vote on budget amendments, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Trump Free Insurance
The Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Washington. If President Donald Trump succeeds in shutting down a major “Obamacare” subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making basic health insurance available to more people for free, and making upper-tier plans more affordable. The unexpected assessment comes from consultants, policy experts, and state officials trying to discern the potential fallout from a Washington health care debate that’s becoming harder to follow.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Romania Protest
A Romanian public health worker wearing devil horns reacts during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Some 7,000 Romanian public sector health workers are demonstrating in the capital, demanding the government scrape its plan to make workers pay more social security taxes. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
Dried placenta, prepared as a jar of pills by Washington midwife Claudia Booker, is shown in 2014. Some new mothers are consuming their placentas to obtain health benefits. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)