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David McCormick of Buena Vista, Va. has all his teeth removed because they were rotting and painful, by Dentist Frank Serio of Bluefield, Va. at the Remote Area Medical's facilities at Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista, Va., Saturday, March 1, 2014. Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps (RAM) is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based, non-profit, volunteer, airborne medical relief corps that provides free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States, and around the world for people that need it. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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David McCormick of Buena Vista, Va. has all his teeth removed because they were rotting and painful, by Dentist Frank Serio of Bluefield, Va. at the Remote Area Medical's facilities at Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista, Va., Saturday, March 1, 2014. Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps (RAM) is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based, non-profit, volunteer, airborne medical relief corps that provides free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States, and around the world for people that need it. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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David McCormick of Buena Vista, Va. has his gums sewn up by Dentist Frank Serio of Bluefield, Va. after all his teeth were removed because they were rotting and painful at the Remote Area Medical's facilities at Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista, Va., Saturday, March 1, 2014. Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps (RAM) is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based, non-profit, volunteer, airborne medical relief corps that provides free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States, and around the world for people that need it. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Dentists perform free dental work on patients at the Remote Area Medical's facilities at Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista, Va., Saturday, March 1, 2014. Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps (RAM) is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based, non-profit, volunteer, airborne medical relief corps that provides free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States, and around the world for people that need it. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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In this Wednesday, March 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Joshua Jacobs, orthopedics surgery chief at Rush University Medical Center and president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Chicago, holds a model of a cementless hip replacement. About two of every 100 Americans now has an artificial joint, doctors are reporting. That's 2.5 million with a new hip and 4.7 million with a new knee, according to the first major study to look at how common these operations have become. Results were reported Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons conference in New Orleans. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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In this Wednesday, March 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Joshua Jacobs, orthopedics surgery chief at Rush University Medical Center and president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Chicago, holds a model of a tri-compartmental total knee replacement. More than 600,000 knees and about 400,000 hips are replaced in the U.S. each year. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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In this Wednesday, March 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Joshua Jacobs, orthopedics surgery chief at Rush University Medical Center and president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Chicago, holds a model of a cementless hip replacement. To help a joint replacement succeed and last, doctors recommend doing the recommended physical therapy to strengthen bones, muscles and the new joint. Other tips include maintaining a healthy weight, cross training so you don't overdo one type of activity or sport, spending more time warming up and letting muscles and joints recover between workouts. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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In this Wednesday, March 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Joshua Jacobs, orthopedics surgery chief at Rush University Medical Center and president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Chicago, holds a model of a cementless hip replacement. About two of every 100 Americans now has an artificial joint, doctors are reporting. That's 2.5 million with a new hip and 4.7 million with a new knee, according to the first major study to look at how common these operations have become. Results were reported Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons conference in New Orleans. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who has found himself in the middle of the 2016 presidential conversation, speaks at CPAC2014 in National Harbor, Md. (Preston Keres/Special for The Washington Times)

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In this photo from June 22, 2012, Dr. Ann Kristin Neuhaus, center, sits between two of her attorneys, Kelly Kauffman, left, and Bob Eye, as the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts decides to revoke her medical license, in Topeka, Kan. A Kansas judge has overturned the state medical board's revocation of Neuhaus's license over her referrals of young patients for late-term abortions. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing as the panel seeks reassurances about problems with the debut of the Affordable Care Act. Republicans on the committee emphasized their longstanding criticism of the law, citing examples of cancellations and increased costs while raising questions about cyber-security for healthcare.gov. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing as the panel seeks reassurances about problems with the debut of the Affordable Care Act. Republicans on the committee emphasized their longstanding criticism of the law, citing examples of cancellations and increased costs while raising questions about cyber-security for healthcare.gov. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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waits in a warming tent in the cold pre-dawn hours to be let into the Remote Area Medical's facilities to be seen by a doctor at Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista, Va., Saturday, March 1, 2014. Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps (RAM) is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based, non-profit, volunteer, airborne medical relief corps that provides free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States, and around the world for people that need it. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)