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Judge's Healthcare Ruling Was 'Great for Our Country' -Trump Says

US District Judge Reed O'Connor agreed with arguments by several states, led by Texas, which said that the Barack Obama-era law can not stand because there is now no penalty for Americans who do not buy insurance, NBC News reported . Where did the Texas case come from? United States, was filed in February. But with that "tax" - or penalty - having been removed starting next year, Republicans challenging the law in this case argued the program is now illegal.

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Federal judge declares Obama health care overhaul unconstitutional

Meanwhile, the White House called on Congress to replace Obamacare with an affordable healthcare system which protects people with pre-existing conditions. He urged maintaining provisions such as protections for pre-existing medical conditions, no lifetime dollar limits on insurance coverage, and allowing young adults to stay on parental coverage until age 26.

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Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in its baby powder, report says

The company went on to say that its iconic baby powder is "safe and asbestos-free". Reuters-along with attorneys for more than 11,000 plaintiffs now suing Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company's products caused their cancer-examined memos, internal reports , and other confidential documents as well as deposition and trial testimony.

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Federal judge in Texas rules ObamaCare is unconstitutional

Paxton says President Donald Trump's tax plan a year ago made the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional because it did away with the tax penalty levied on those who didn't have insurance. Barbara L. McAneny, president of the American Medical Association. The White House applauded O'Connor's ruling, but said the law remains in place while appeals proceed.

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CDC: Fentanyl surpasses Heroin as nation's most deadly drug

Drugs such as heroin and cocaine are increasingly being laced with fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, causing many drug users to consume fatal doses by mistake . "It's not really what's happening". Moreover, the study sheds light on a more pressing issue: that those who overdosed had not just one substance in their system.

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J&J shares drop 6% following report over asbestos

The company called the story false and inflammatory. The documents show that from at least 1971 to the early 2000s , the company's raw talc and finished powders sometimes tested positive for small amounts of asbestos, and that company executives, mine managers, scientists, doctors and lawyers fretted over the problem and how to address it while failing to disclose it to regulators or the public.