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Express Scripts assures patients it has a policy of not putting cancer medicine or mental health drugs on the list of products it excludes from its formulary. Fuse/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Your Prescription Meds Be Covered Next Year? Better Check!

Insurers have released the latest lists of prescription drugs they won't cover in 2017. Express Scripts is excluding 85 drugs and CVS Caremark, 131. Some drugs for diabetes and asthma are out.

Mourners carry the body of Palestinian Laith al-Khaldi during his funeral procession at the Jalazoun refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Aug. 1, 2015. An Israeli soldier shot Khaldi after he had been throwing rocks at a military post. This was during a relatively calm period, although almost two dozen Palestinians were killed during the first half of the year. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Even Calm Is Deadly

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A sculpture of a cigarette butt inside Paris' Gare de Lyon railway station in 2012. France's Parliament sought to crack down on health hazards at the time. Another attempt is currently underway to curb smoking, which remains high among French teens. Remy de la Mauviniere/AP hide caption

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For French Teens, Smoking Still Has More Allure Than Stigma

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The Gold-Hungry Forty-Niners Also Plundered Something Else: Eggs

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Will Your Prescription Meds Be Covered Next Year? Better Check!

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