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Piper Su, seen here with her son, Elliot, lives in Alexandria, Va. She has registered with several transplant centers in hopes of increasing the odds of getting an organ. Courtesy of Piper Su hide caption

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GOP Health Care Bill Appears Dead After Sen. Collins Declares Opposition

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Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., continues to tweak the health care bill he cosponsors in an effort to persuade reluctant senators to back it. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Susan Collins, R-Maine (seen in 2013), along with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., have announced firm opposition to the latest GOP health care bill. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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American Hospital Association CEO Explains His Opposition To Graham-Cassidy Bill

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GOP Lawmakers Present Revised Version Of Graham-Cassidy Health Bill

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Fast Food Restaurants Announce Efforts To Serve Healthier Kids' Meals

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U.S. Capitol Police remove a protester from Monday's Senate Finance Committee hearing on the Graham-Cassidy health care plan to repeal Obamacare. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Tweaks Current Effort To Replace Obamacare

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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists calls the flu vaccine an "essential" part of prenatal care, for protection of the newborn as well as the woman. Infants typically don't get their own flu shot until age 6 months or later. Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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Pregnant Women Should Still Get The Flu Vaccine, Doctors Advise

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Food allergies are tricky to diagnose, and many kids can outgrow them, too. A test called an oral food challenge is the gold standard to rule out an allergy. It's performed under medical supervision. Michelle Kondrich for NPR hide caption

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This Test Can Determine Whether You've Outgrown A Food Allergy

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What's Next For The Affordable Care Act?

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A Canadian Doctor Explains How Her Country's Single-Payer Health Care System Works

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