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Under fire for its crackdown in the $18 billion social security disability program, the administration will relax the rules and exempt 335,000 handicapped people from benefit cutoffs, Health Secretary Margaret Heckler said Tuesday. Mrs. Heckler said this will cost taxpayers one-third to one-half the program's projected savings for 1984-86, or up to $300 million.

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