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Walmart and Amazon began offering online purchases with food stamps in April as part of the USDA's pilot program. Now, both companies are expanding services for low-income shoppers. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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An executive order President Trump signed Monday aims to make most hospital pricing more transparent to patients, long before they get the bill. Sam Edwards/Caiaimage/Getty Images hide caption

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Fashion Statement: Putting Your Mouth Where Your Money Is

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Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Florida's prescription drug importation program into law last week at The Villages, a large retirement community outside Orlando. Florida Governor's Press Office hide caption

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Florida Wants To Import Medicine From Canada. But How Would That Work?

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Facebook Announces Plans To Launch Cryptocurrency Called Libra

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Why Safer Cars Don't Lead To Cheaper Car Insurance ... Yet

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In many rural areas, helicopters are the only speedy way to get patients to a trauma center or hospital burn unit. As more than 100 rural hospitals have closed around the U.S. since 2010, the need for air transport has only increased. Ollo/Getty Images hide caption

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Rural Health: Financial Insecurity Plagues Many Who Live With Disability

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Studying Millennials' Net Worth

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At least 43 million Americans have overdue medical bills on their credit reports, according to a 2014 report on medical debt by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Hero Images/Getty Images/Hero Images hide caption

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MacKenzie Bezos, one of the wealthiest women in the world, says she'll give at least half her fortune to charity. She's seen here in April 2018 with her now-former husband, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Jörg Carstensen/picture alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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