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Obama wants more money to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

Obama’s proposal would fund research into new antibiotics, monitoring of outbreaks and address resistance at veterans’ and military hospitals. It also would fund efforts to prevent overprescription of antibiotics.

FILE - This Nov. 12, 2014 file photo shows the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, on a laptop screen, shown in Portland, Ore. Not only do more Americans have health insurance, but the number struggling with medical costs has dropped since President Barack Obama's health care law expanded coverage, according to a study released Thursday Jan. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

Study: Fewer struggle with medical costs as coverage grows

Not only do more Americans have health insurance, but the number struggling with medical costs has dropped since President Barack Obama’s health care law expanded coverage, according to a study released Thursday.