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David Gorn

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California voters created CIRM in 2004, the first state-funded stem cell agency in the nation. Now that agency’s almost out of money, and a new ballot measure’s on its way to rescue it. The question is: Will voters be inclined to pay for it, again?  https://ww2.kqed.org/futureofyou/2018/01/16/californias-stem-cell-agency-is-almost-out-of-money-should-voters-ok-5-billion-more/ 
It's difficult to remember that a brief recording of Mitt Romney's 47% comment scuttled his chance to be president. Less than 5 years ago.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2013/03/04/why-mitt-romneys-47-percent-comment-was-so-bad/?utm_term=.0e521270365d 
Those who get Medicaid can be required to work for it, according to CMS director Seema Verma. The new rule is designed to help them, she says, to "break the chains of poverty." https://t.co/cZTIEhm9zB
One stem cell trial for spinal injury has had amazing results -- but remember it's still short control data:  http://bit.ly/2zH59mM 
@ddiamond I'm not sure why so few in the media and health advocacy see this coming. Great reporting, btw, all along -- the scorecard was inspired.
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