Jan 20, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump: "Free the earth from the miseries of disease"

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This was President Trump's single mention of health care in his inaugural address:

We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to unlock the mysteries of space, to free the Earth from the miseries of disease, and to harness the energies, industries and technologies of tomorrow.

Does this mean Trump will encourage medical innovation? He's barely said a word about it, but his choice of a Food and Drug Commissioner will say a lot about his plans.

What he didn't mention: Obamacare, drug prices or any other hot-button issues. But stay tuned for those executive orders.

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