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ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY JULY 16 AND THEREAFTER - In a Wednesday, June 21, 2017 photo, Jonathan Martinez, 34, of Pasco, dips his hands into parafin wax as Julia Vargas, a dental assistant, waits to put gloves on Martinez at Tri-City Dental in Kennewick, Wa. A growing number of dentists are offering spa-like services to patients. The extras _ from paraffin hand wax to aromatherapy _ help calm patients, make treatments go more smoothly and contribute to a better overall experience, Lopez-Ibarra and others said. (Noelle Haro-Gomez/The Tri-City Herald via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY JULY 16 AND THEREAFTER - In a Wednesday, June 21, 2017 photo, dentist Antonio Lopez-Ibarra, left, speaks to his patient, Jonathan Martinez, 34, of Pasco, inside Tri-City Dental in Kennewick, Wa., before examining him. Lopez-Ibarra is one of a growing number offering spa-like services to patients. The extras _ from paraffin hand wax to aromatherapy _ help calm patients, make treatments go more smoothly and contribute to a better overall experience, Lopez-Ibarra and others said. (Noelle Haro-Gomez/The Tri-City Herald via AP)

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A vote planned for this week on the Senate's health care bill has been postponed indefinitely to give Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, time to recover from a procedure to remove a blood clot above his eye. (Associated Press/File)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 15 - In this June 7, 2017 photo, corn plants, such as those used by the Nebraska Food for Health Center to conduct experiments on the role of food in human gut health, grow in the Greenhouse Innovation Center at the Food Innovation Center on Innovation Campus in Lincoln. Neb. The center is a $40.3 million collaboration among researchers across NU, food and drug manufacturers and philanthropists interested in the intersection between agriculture and medicine. (Gwyneth Roberts/The Journal-Star via AP)

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In this photo taken July 10, 2017, Cathy Cooper arranges props for children portraits at her photo studio in Ocala, Fla. Cooper, a cancer survivor, is concerned that if the GOP health bill goes through, she may not have access to the kind of health insurance she needs to make sure she stays cancer free. President Donald Trump has often said he doesn’t want people “dying in the streets” for lack of health care. But in the U.S., people decline slowly from chronic health conditions. Preventive care and routine screening can make a big difference for those at risk of illnesses such as heart problems and cancer. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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In this photo taken July 10, 2017, Cathy Cooper leaves her photo studio in Ocala, Fla. Cooper, a cancer survivor, is concerned that if the GOP health bill goes through, she may not have access to the kind of health insurance she needs to make sure she stays cancer free. President Donald Trump has often said he doesn’t want people “dying in the streets” for lack of health care. But in the U.S., people decline slowly from chronic health conditions. Preventive care and routine screening can make a big difference for those at risk of illnesses such as heart problems and cancer. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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This photo shows the Westchester Plaza, the largest assisted-living facility for Medicaid recipients in Texas, on Friday, July 14, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. The facility is set to close August 10. Todd is among 117 residents looking for a new place to live. (AP Photo/Emily Schmall)

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Greg Todd, 60, a resident of the Westchester Plaza, the largest assisted-living facility for Medicaid recipients in Texas, sits on a bench at the plaza on Friday, July 14, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. The facility is set to close August 10. Todd is among 117 residents looking for a new place to live. (AP Photo/Emily Schmall)

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Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. speaks to members of the media while walking in the hallways on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday, July 13, 2017. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. plans to roll out the GOP's revised health care bill, pushing toward a showdown vote next week with opposition within the Republican ranks. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts greets Neb. Army National Guard soldiers as they get off a bus to a welcoming ceremony in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, July 13, 2017. About 90 Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers, members of the 1st Infantry Division Main Command Post-Operational Detachment, met their families for the first time after spending the last 9 months deployed in Iraq. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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Connecticut Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy addresses a Democratic Governors joint news conference during the National Governor's Association meeting to highlight the damaging impact they contend the pending Senate healthcare bill would have on their states at the second day of the NGA meeting Friday, July 14, 2017, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on women in healthcare in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates, center left, and Chris Gard, center right, look to cross the street as they arrive at the High Court in London, Friday, July 14, 2017. The parents of the 11-month old, who has a rare genetic condition and brain damage, returned to court Friday hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take baby Charlie to the United States for medical treatment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, right, arrive at the High Court in London, Friday, July 14, 2017. The parents of the 11-month old, who has a rare genetic condition and brain damage, returned to court Friday hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take baby Charlie to the United States for medical treatment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the High Court in London, Friday, July 14, 2017. The parents of the 11-month old, who has a rare genetic condition and brain damage, returned to court Friday hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take baby Charlie to the United States for medical treatment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, right, arrive at the High Court in London, Friday, July 14, 2017. The parents of the 11-month old, who has a rare genetic condition and brain damage, returned to court Friday hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take baby Charlie to the United States for medical treatment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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A chart shows how to perform a breast examination on oneself at the Clinique des Mamelles in Dakar, Senegal, Thursday, July 13, 2017. The word cancer is rarely spoken in Senegal, synonymous with death in a country where many are only diagnosed in the later stages of disease and radiation therapy can be difficult to access. Cancer has become an emerging public health problem in West Africa, and the lack of strong prevention, good screening and treatment often leaves outcomes grim. (AP Photo/Jane Hahn)

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Dr. Abdoul Aziz Kasse sits at his desk at the Clinique des Mamelles in Dakar, Senegal, Thursday, July 13, 2017. The word cancer is rarely spoken in Senegal, synonymous with death in a country where many are only diagnosed in the later stages of disease and radiation therapy can be difficult to access. Cancer has become an emerging public health problem in West Africa, and the lack of strong prevention, good screening and treatment often leaves outcomes grim. (AP Photo/Jane Hahn)

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Diakite, 46, looks out the window after her annual check up with Dr. Abdoul Aziz Kasse at the Clinique des Mamelles in Dakar, Senegal on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Diakite has successfully recovered from cervical cancer thanks to Dr. Kasse and annually checks. The word cancer is rarely spoken in Senegal, synonymous with death in a country where many are only diagnosed in the later stages of disease and radiation therapy can be difficult to access. Cancer has become an emerging public health problem in West Africa, and the lack of strong prevention, good screening and treatment often leaves outcomes grim. (AP Photo/Jane Hahn)

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Dr. Abdoul Aziz Kasse looks at a mammogram that shows signs of cancer in his office at the Clinique des Mamelles in Dakar, Senegal, Thursday, July 13, 2017. The word cancer is rarely spoken in Senegal, synonymous with death in a country where many are only diagnosed in the later stages of disease and radiation therapy can be difficult to access. Cancer has become an emerging public health problem in West Africa, and the lack of strong prevention, good screening and treatment often leaves outcomes grim. (AP Photo/Jane Hahn)