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A small business lobbyist explains how her group's campaign to kill a new "health insurance tax" relies on journalists: "We’re pitching things and hope people run it. We’re not paying for ads."

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Water woes persist in a rural town, an international push for universal health care, and unwelcome health cuts in California's revised budget, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Republicans and their allies are dusting off an old $500 billion deception about Medicare, trying once more to scare seniors into voting their way. How some media are catching on — and supplying much-needed context.

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Drug shortages still painful for patients, little scrutiny of medical devices, contraception hurdles and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Fixing Medicare without paying for it, health reform's insurance rebates, and controversial distribution of a heroin overdose antidote, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Mad cows, Medicaid cost-cutting, juking the stats on veterans' mental health care and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Romneycare no "budget-buster," good news for sleep-deprived moms, the economics of medical tourism and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Getting off an addictive painkiller, antibiotic prescriptions for cows, news on hot flashes and more from our Daily Briefing.

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You can’t inoculate health care policy against the ills of politics. You can, however, evaluate the money-in-politics angle.

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The dangers of relying on the body mass index, the threats to children's health, and saving money on health care, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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