Craig Britton once paid $18,000 a year in premiums for health insurance he bought through Minnesota's "high risk pool." He calls the argument that these pools can bring down the cost of monthly premiums "a lot of baloney." Mark Zdehchlik / MPR News hide caption

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GOP Leaders Urge Return To 'High-Risk Insurance Pools' That Critics Call Costly

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Rep. William "Bill" Huizenga, R-Mich., says House Republicans "know the direction we want to go and sort of the destination" with replacing Obamacare. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Health Care Proposal Would Cover Fewer Low-Income Families

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Brown recluse spiders are indeed reclusive, so bites are more apt to happen in places like closets or attics. Rosa Pineda/Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History/Flickr hide caption

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With Tom Price now at the helm of the Department of Health and Human Services, the administration has made its first regulatory proposal to change how people would sign up for Obamacare coverage. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc. hide caption

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Shorter Enrollment Period For Obamacare Proposed By Administration

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A doctor at a Boston Medical Center clinic counsels a patient who has become addicted to opioid painkillers, and wants help kicking the habit. Addiction specialists say drugs like suboxone, which mitigates withdrawal symptoms, can greatly improve his odds of success. Suzanne Kreiter/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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A health savings account works much like a personal savings account — with a difference. Any money in it that we use to pay for certain medical expenses isn't taxed. Oivind Hovland/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Aetna announced it has called off a proposed deal to buy its rival Humana after a court blocked the merger on the grounds it would hurt competition in the health insurance market. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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Jason Early has been getting dialysis for the past 18 months after his kidneys failed following complications with Type 1 diabetes. Courtesy of Jason Early hide caption

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Obamacare And Affordable Care Act Are The Same, But Americans Still Don't Know That

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Malnutrition Is Killing Nigeria's Children Because Of Food Shortage

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Planned Parenthood supporters and an opponent of the organization try to block each other's signs during a protest and counterprotest Saturday in St. Louis. Jim Salter/AP hide caption

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Trump And Republicans' Timeline For Obamacare Repeal Getting Longer

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Dr. Farooq Habib (left) and Dr. Muhammad Tauseef share an office at Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic in Dallas. They're both from Pakistan and have both worked as pediatricians in medically underserved areas in the U.S. Lauren Silverman/KERA hide caption

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Trump Travel Ban Spotlights U.S. Dependence On Foreign-Born Doctors

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is looking into how the Orphan Drug Act may be affecting a wide range of drug prices. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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What Happens When You Have A Disease Doctors Can't Diagnose?

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What's Race Got to Do with Medicine?

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