Kelly Kennedy

USA Today

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Health policy reporter for USA Today and author of They Fought for Each Other: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Hardest Hit Unit in Iraq

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CVS/Caremark announced today it will  no longer sell cigarettes or related tobacco products  in 7600 pharmacies.

CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

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On  Capitol Hill  today, Republicans zeroed in on the Obama Administration and contractors who built the troubled website for Affordable Care Act.

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On Capitol Hill  today, Republicans zeroed in on the Obama Administration and contractors who built the troubled website for Affordable Care Act.

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A new report puts a price tag on gun violence: $12 billion a year, including $1.4 billion to US taxpayers -- for Medicare and Medicaid payments to treat victims in emergency rooms.

Calculating the Financial Costs of Gun Shootings

A new report puts a price tag on gun violence: $12 billion a year, including $1.4 billion to US taxpayers -- for Medicare and Medicaid payments to treat victims in emergency rooms.

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