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Merkley, colleague urge FDA to set tobacco rules

Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., joined by colleagues Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Ed Markey (D-MA), met Wednesday with the head of the Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products to urge the agency to finalize its plan for regulating tobacco products.

Obamacare Supreme Court ruling likely won't affect Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — State officials say Oregon's health insurance marketplace is a state-based exchange and likely won't be affected by the U.S. Supreme Court case against president Barack Obama's health care law.

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Health Republic extends open enrollment deadline

Health Republic Insurance, a non-profit health insurance carrier, announced it has further extended its enrollment window to match the new federal tax penalty extension deadline and will offer enrollment to individuals and families now through 5 p.m. on April 30.

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Coffee is now a health food: Myth or fact?

Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you.

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Deadly superbug scopes sold without approval

CNN has learned that the manufacturer of the endoscope involved in two superbug deaths at UCLA never obtained permission to sell the device, according to an official at the Food and Drug Administration.

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ACA enrollees see refund delays

The IRS is delaying the refunds of tens of thousands of Obamacare enrollees, said Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate.

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Supreme Court could kill affordable health care

Republicans have tried to kill the Affordable Care Act more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court could actually do it with a single ruling.

Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Affordable Care Act enrollees can keep their subsidies.

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Pakistani parents arrested over polio vaccine

Police have arrested more than 500 parents in and around the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar for not allowing their children to get the polio vaccine, an official said Tuesday.

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