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Daily Briefing: What Happens Next With Health Reform

Daily Briefing: What Happens Next With Health Reform

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Health Reform: A day after the Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, USA Today notes in a nice infographic that 44 percent of Americans still hold an unfavorable view of the law and want it repealed. The New York Times weighs in on Chief Justice John Roberts' key role and ABC News examines the steep climb involved in Republican efforts to repeal the law.

Environmental Health: Alaskans' high rates of fish consumption could harm their health because of chemical pollutants in fish habitat, Mary Lochner reports for the Anchorage Press.

Hip Implants: An FDA advisory panel says there's little reason to use metal-on-metal hip implants which have a history of breaking and exposing patients to toxic particles, Matthew Perrone reports for the FDA.

Diet Pill: This would have been big news if it wasn't obscured by health reform: the FDA has approved Belviq, the first new diet pill in a decade, despite its modest results in clinical studies.

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