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Why does California's governor want to take back $1 billion in money dedicated to children's health? Answers and more in our Daily Briefing.

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President Obama’s support for a bill that would let states opt out of national health reform mandates early to come up with their own plans has been described variously as “a bomb,” a “major concession” to reform’s critics, or “calling the Republicans’ bluff.”  

But is it any single one of these things? Not so much. Here’s some context and a look at some analysis of Obama’s highly-publicized support for the Wyden-Brown state waiver bill, which he announced to the nation’s state governors on Monday.

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Today's Reporting on Health Daily Briefing is keeping up with health care reform battles, grammar wars and hospitals' care for illegal immigrants.

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A Commonwealth Fund survey compares the states on childrens' health care access and treatment, and California ranks in the bottom quartile.

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The batterings and bruisings and infections and rapes. You began to wonder how anyone survives homelessness. And why couldn't they come in for medical treatment when something went wrong?

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A new poll shows that Americans are feeling more conflicted than ever about health reform. Plus more from our Daily Briefing!

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Here are some quick reads for your Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Does our drinking water have too much fluoride in it? Answers and more in our Daily Briefing.

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For your Friday reading, here's what's not to miss in today's Daily Briefing.

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Today's Daily Briefing picks are about cost of care and quality of care, veteran health and reader feedback.

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