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A 12-week regimen of Harvoni is 90 percent effective in curing an infection with hepatitis C, doctors say. It also costs about $95,000. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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States Deny Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs To Most Medicaid Patients

Effective treatments for hepatitis C cost as much as $95,000. Medicaid in many states, including Indiana, is mostly limiting the drugs' use to very advanced cases. ACLU of Indiana is suing the state.

Dr. Bennet Omalu speaks on stage during the 2015 Health Hero Awards hosted by WebMD on Nov. 5 in New York City. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images hide caption

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Doctor Behind 'Concussion' Wanted To 'Enhance The Lives' Of Football Players

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You Slut!
Please, Don't (Instrumental Version) RJD2

Nigeria's former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki (center) arrives at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Dec. 14 for a hearing on charges of possessing weapons illegally. Olamikan Gbemiga /AP hide caption

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Did Corruption In Nigeria Hamper Its Fight Against Boko Haram?

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Major #squadgoals? Taylor Swift (center) — with, from left, actress and singer Zendaya, models Martha Hunt and Lily Aldridge, and actresses Hailee Steinfeld and Ellen Pompeo at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas this May — refers to her posse as her "squad," which has prompted an aspirational hashtag. Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images hide caption

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From #Squadgoals To Schlonged, Contenders For 2015's Word Of The Year

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Dancing in the Dark [Instrumental] Solange

A 12-week regimen of Harvoni is 90 percent effective in curing an infection with hepatitis C, doctors say. It also costs about $95,000. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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States Deny Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs To Most Medicaid Patients

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Balabaristas Tristeza
Bridal Veil Falls Chris Thile

Shoppers walk out of Uniqlo on Fifth Avenue in New York City on Black Friday, Nov. 27. Yana Paskova/Getty Images hide caption

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Brick-And-Mortar Stores Go Further To Get You In The Door

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Leo the Gemini Damu the Fudgemunk
Externalnet Kento Masuda

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