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Consider all the child's symptoms, not just temperature. hide caption

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Maryland hospitals are promoting hand washing among other measures to prevent patient infections. Leah-Anne Thompson/ hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner, flanked by other Republicans, talks shortly before the House voted to repeal the health care law in January. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Robert O'Rourke was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in late 2006. The lung disease causes scarring in the lungs, which makes breathing difficult. Courtesy of Robert O'Rourke hide caption

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