Traditional Medicare doesn't pay for hearing aids, so some in Congress would like to give purchasers a tax break. Marek Brzezinski/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Inattention to catheters used often in ICUs can lead to serious infections. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, (left) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, present their plan for changing Medicare at the U.S. Capitol Thursday. Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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