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A makeshift memorial continues to grow outside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on July 11, one month after the mass shooting at the club. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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The Costs Of The Pulse Nightclub Shooting

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"I believe that health care is a right, not a privilege," Sen. Bernie Sanders told Denver supporters in February. ColoradoCare supporters hope to leverage his charisma for a win on their state amendment. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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Campaign For Universal Health Care In Colorado Seeks Bernie Sanders' Help

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The 307-foot tower at the University of Texas at Austin was the site of mass murder 50 years ago Sunday. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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Gun Violence And Mental Health Laws, 50 Years After Texas Tower Sniper

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Diabetes alert dogs are trained to detect low blood glucose in a person. The dogs can cost $20,000, but little research has been done on their effectiveness. Frank Wisneski/Flickr hide caption

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Women often save up questions for an annual office visit that they think don't warrant a sick visit to the doctor during the year, research finds. Tim Pannell/Fuse/Getty Images hide caption

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Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine counted health care policy among his chief concerns at a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton in Miami on July 23. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Memorial Hermann Hospital System in Houston was one of very few nationally renowned hospitals to get a five-star ranking from Medicare. Ed Uthman/Flickr hide caption

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Between 1999 and 2014, the number of deaths in the U.S. from prescribed opioids quadrupled. Meanwhile medical students were getting very little training on how to spot patients who are at risk for addiction, or how to treat it. Matt Lincol/Getty Images/Cultura Exclusive hide caption

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When your health insurer reclassifies a prescription drug you take from tier 1 to tier 2, it can sharply increase the portion of the drug's cost that you're expected to pay. Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Justice Department Moves To Block 2 Health Insurance Mergers

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The Department of Justice is suing Anthem to block a proposed deal to buy rival Cigna and to block another proposed health insurance merger between Aetna and Humana. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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