From left, Priscilla Howard, Crystal Hanna and Nancy Haunty, all breast cancer patients, listen at a Food and Drug Administration hearing on Avastin in Silver Spring, Md., on Tuesday. Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Ray Dorsey video chats with his patient, Victor Jarzombeck, from his office at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore. Dorsey has been treating Jarzombeck, who lives nearly 350 miles away in New Hartford, N.Y., for three years. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and Rep. Michele Bachmann, pictured here at the New Hampshire Republican presidential debate on June 13, have signed a pledge to push through anti-abortion measures if elected president. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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New York plastic surgeon Brad Jacobs holds a silicone gel breast implant in 2006. That year the FDA allowed silicone implants back on the market, after a 14- year hiatus. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors who talk to a patient before surgery are less likely to operate on the wrong limb than those who first see the patient when he or she arrives in the operating room. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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