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In this June 9, 2014, photo, David and Marianne Trujillo exit the Vetaran Affairs facility in El Paso, Texas. Some Veterans Affairs facilities in Texas have among the longest wait-times in the nation for those trying to see a doctor for the first time, according to federal data. It’s not just veterans who sometimes have to wait for health care. Depending on where you live and what kind of care you want, in parts of the country it’s not always easy for new patients to get a quick appointment. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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** FILE ** In this June 12, 2014 file photo, Michael Storemski, right, of Harrah, Okla., talks with Dr. Christina Henson, left, following his treatment at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, June 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

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A recent video by Dr. Ben Carson titled "Can a Doctor be President?" prompted both friends and foes of the doctor to once again to wonder if the 2016 presidential race is on his radar. (Associated Press)

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A GAO report requested by Sen. Tom Coburn found the Pentagon pays more for prescription drugs than does either Medicare or Medicaid. (Associated press)

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FILE - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks at a news conference at the Capitol in Denver in this Wednesday, May 22, 2013 file photo. Hickenlooper Saturday afternoon May 17, 2014 will sign Colorado's "Right To Try" bill, which was passed unanimously in the state Legislature. The "Right To Try" law allows terminally ill patients to obtain experimental drugs without getting federal approval. The bill doesn't require drug companies to provide any drug outside federal parameters, and there's no indication pharmaceutical companies will do so. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

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Former Iowa State University researcher Dong-Pyou Han leaves the Federal Courthouse, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. Han was making his initial court appearance on charges that he falsified data to make a proposed AIDS vaccine appear promising and win millions of dollars in federal grant money. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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** FILE ** Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testifies under subpoena before the House Oversight Committee as lawmakers continue their probe of whether tea party groups were improperly targeted for increased scrutiny by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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This undated photo provided by Graco Children’s Products shows a SnugRide Classic Connect infant car seat. (AP Photo/Graco Children’s Products) ** FILE **

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A GAO report requested by Sen. Tom Coburn found the Pentagon pays more for prescription drugs than does either Medicare or Medicaid. (Associated press)

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued an apology after Suzanne Chase received a letter offering her husband an appointment almost two years after he died. (WBZ-TV)

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued an apology after Suzanne Chase received a letter offering her husband an appointment almost two years after he died. (WBZ-TV)

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued an apology after Suzanne Chase received a letter offering her husband an appointment almost two years after he died. (WBZ-TV)

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** FILE ** In this April 20, 2012, file photo, Holly Ann Haley, 4, gets two vaccinations at the doctor's office in Berlin, Vt. The latest analysis of childhood vaccines released Tuesday, July 1, 2014, confirms they're generally safe. The analysis mirrors and updates a 2011 report on vaccine safety by the U.S. Institute of Medicine. That report found vaccines can cause certain side effects but serious ones are very rare. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

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** FILE ** In this undated image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2005 Dr. Deborah Persaud, a pediatric HIV expert at Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore, holds a vial. A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment — in this instance, four hours after birth. Doctors revealed the case Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at an AIDS conference in Boston. A host of sophisticated tests at multiple times suggest the LA baby has completely cleared the virus, said Persaud, who led the testing. (AP Photo/Johns Hopkins Medicine)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, questions Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen as lawmakers continue their probe of whether tea party groups were improperly targeted for increased scrutiny by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, questions Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen as lawmakers continue their probe of whether tea party groups were improperly targeted for increased scrutiny by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Illustration on Colorado's legalization of marijuana's repelling the GOP by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Kenneth Feinberg, the independent claims administrator for the General Motors Ignition Compensation Program, announces the details of the program, including eligibility, scope and submissions. (Associated Press)

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President Obama nominated former Procter & Gamble executive and Army veteran Bob McDonald, left, to be the next Veterans Affairs secretary. McDonald faces pressure to root out graft and eliminate secret waiting lists that led to veterans' deaths. (associated press)