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State Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, announced during a state Senate floor session on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Juneau, Alaska, that he had prostate cancer. Ellis said recent tests showed he was cancer free. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JAN. 26 AND THEREAFTER - In this Dec. 31, 2013 photo, Alonna Dukeman, who suffered a stroke in May 2012, works out on a treadmill at her home in rural Clinton, Ill. About a year ago, she and her fiance Ron Deatrick began attending meetings of the Stroke/Brain Injury Support Group of the Bloomington-Normal Area. She learned she was not alone. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

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Saint Elizabeths Hospital

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John C. Beale, former senior policy adviser at the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (Flickr/Oversight and Reform)

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In this photo provided by the The Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society shows its medical director, veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Steketee weighting Raphael, a dog found emaciated in Oct. 2013 who has been in the care of the Santa Fe Animal Shelter, in Santa Fe, N.M. Last week a swelling appeared near Raphael's shoulder. Tissue samples were removed and sent to a laboratory for analysis, revealing the cancer. Officers said the dog, who was named Raphael by shelter employees, weighed 45 pounds when he was picked up. The dog, whose health and well-being has been closely watched by a legion of Facebook followers, now weighs close to 82 pounds. (AP Photo/The Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society)

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This artist rendering released by IMCCE (Institut de Mecanique Celeste et de Calcul des Ephemerides) shows water plumes spewing from the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres. Scientists led by the European Space Agency observed the plumes and reported their findings in the Jan. 23, 2014 issue of the journal Nature. (AP Photo/ IMCCE, Paris Observatory, CNRS)

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In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 photo, Broderick Alexander, 48, sits in his apartment on Chicago's west side. Alexander lived on the streets for more than two years, but since 2005, he's slept in his own apartment. A case manager visits him once a month, helping him set goals. Knowing he has a safe place to return at night helps Alexander focus on taking his medications and staying out of the emergency room. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is making a pitch seeking more federal dollars for an experiment with housing as health care. Federal rules don't allow states to use federal Medicaid money for housing. But states can seek permission to try new approaches through what's called a demonstration waiver. Illinois plans to submit its proposal to federal Medicaid officials Feb. 7. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 photo, Broderick Alexander, 48, sits in his apartment on Chicago's west side. Alexander lived on the streets for more than two years, but since 2005, he's slept in his own apartment. A case manager visits him once a month, helping him set goals. Knowing he has a safe place to return at night helps Alexander focus on taking his medications and staying out of the emergency room. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is making a pitch seeking more federal dollars for an experiment with housing as health care. Federal rules don't allow states to use federal Medicaid money for housing. But states can seek permission to try new approaches through what's called a demonstration waiver. Illinois plans to submit its proposal to federal Medicaid officials Feb. 7. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 photo, Broderick Alexander, 48, sits in his apartment on Chicago's west side. Alexander lived on the streets for more than two years, but since 2005, he's slept in his own apartment. A case manager visits him once a month, helping him set goals. Knowing he has a safe place to return at night helps Alexander focus on taking his medications and staying out of the emergency room. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is making a pitch seeking more federal dollars for an experiment with housing as health care. Federal rules don't allow states to use federal Medicaid money for housing. But states can seek permission to try new approaches through what's called a demonstration waiver. Illinois plans to submit its proposal to federal Medicaid officials Feb. 7. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 photo, Broderick Alexander, 48, sits in his apartment on Chicago's west side. Alexander lived on the streets for more than two years, but since 2005, he's slept in his own apartment. A case manager visits him once a month, helping him set goals. Knowing he has a safe place to return at night helps Alexander focus on taking his medications and staying out of the emergency room. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is making a pitch seeking more federal dollars for an experiment with housing as health care. Federal rules don't allow states to use federal Medicaid money for housing. But states can seek permission to try new approaches through what's called a demonstration waiver. Illinois plans to submit its proposal to federal Medicaid officials Feb. 7. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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In this Jan. 8, 2014 photo, Doug DeLong rides his fat bike that is built for riding in the snow in Normal, Ill. The bike's tires and brakes are designed to deal with slippery conditions. While the tires on a road bike are less than an inch from the edge to the rim, fat bikes have tires that are five times that size. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

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FILE - In this April 27, 2004 file photo, author E.L. Doctorow smiles during an interview in his office at New York University. Doctorow's latest book, "Andrew's Brain," takes on the ongoing debates about science vs. literature and humans vs. machines. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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FILE - In this April 27, 2004 file photo, author E.L. Doctorow smiles during an interview in his office at New York University. Doctorow's latest book, "Andrew's Brain," takes on the ongoing debates about science vs. literature and humans vs. machines. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)