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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, Dr. Robert Califf, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on his nomination. On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, Califf, the FDA's new commissioner, pledged to fully back efforts to develop harder-to-abuse painkillers, part of a sweeping government effort to reduce deadly overdoses tied to prescription pain medications. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, Dr. Robert Califf, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on his nomination. On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, Califf, the FDA's new commissioner, pledged to fully back efforts to develop harder-to-abuse painkillers, part of a sweeping government effort to reduce deadly overdoses tied to prescription pain medications. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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