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Trump To GOP Rabble-Rousers: Voting ‘No’ On Plan Will Cost You Your Seat In 2018

KHN Morning Briefing

President Donald Trump met with members of the Freedom Caucus to try to persuade them to support the American Health Care Act ahead of an anticipated Thursday vote. He singled out Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) saying, “I’m gonna come after you.” Meadows shrugged off the words as good-natured ribbing.

Congress May Delete Requirement That Businesses Track Worker Injuries

KHN Morning Briefing

Also in public health news, the traditionally high U.S. infant death rate is making a promising decline and a new study highlights a connection between global warming and diabetes rates. Media outlets also report on a range of other developments, including ketamine being used to treat severely depressed patients and insurers weighing a simple treatment for artery disease.

Number Of Patients Experiencing Drug Side Effects Skyrockets

KHN Morning Briefing

Experts say the surge in reports could indicate a growing number of harmed patients or more vigilant reporting of adverse events. In other public health news: childbirth, chronic diseases, telehealth and a rare version of strep throat.

GOP’s Replacement Plan Does Little To Inch Toward Ever-Elusive Balanced Budget

KHN Morning Briefing

The legislation put forth by the usually budget-conscious party doesn’t do much in terms of overall government savings. In other news on the American Health Care Act: Moody’s Investors Service reports it will squeeze states’ finances; a simple fix no one wants to make; “gig workers” get nervous; Planned Parenthood zeroes in on moderate Republicans; selling insurance across state lines; and more.