The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention logo at the agency’s federal headquarters in Atlanta. Reacting to a Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 story in The Washington Post, health leaders said they were alarmed that officials at the CDC, the nation’s top public health agency, were told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including “fetus,” ”transgender” and “science-based.” CREDIT: David Goldman/AP

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