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Health Policy Reporter — The Wall Street Journal

Health policy reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Life-long American abroad. Occasionally, I'm thinking about sport(s).

Antiabortion Group Lays Out Central Goals for 2016

blogs.wsj.com — A prominent antiabortion group says banning terminations after 20 weeks of pregnancy and blocking taxpayer funding of abortion and Planned Parenthood are the key issues that it will use to rally support for its congressional and White House candidates this fall, following recent setbacks in the courts.

President urges adding ‘public option’ to Obamacare

marketwatch.com — WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, reviewing his signature health law six years into its implementation, is suggesting that Congress and his White House successor add a government-run, or public, insurance option to the Affordable Care Act and increase federal financial assistance for people to buy coverage.

President Obama Calls for ‘Public Option’ in Affordable Care Act

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-President Barack Obama, reviewing his signature health law six years into its implementation, is suggesting that Congress and his White House successor add a government-run, or public, insurance option to the Affordable Care Act and increase federal financial assistance for people to buy coverage.

Laurie Hernandez Leaps to Stardom

wsj.com — SAN JOSE, Calif.-New Jersey isn't known as a hotbed for potential Olympic gymnasts, who more often tumble out of Texas and a handful of other states where elite coaches reign. That changed Sunday night with Laurie Hernandez, a 16-year-old resident of Old Bridge, N.J., who comfortably took a berth on the five-woman Olympic team widely expected to win gold in Rio.

Gabby Douglas Makes U.S. Olympic Team Despite Rough Performance

wsj.com — SAN JOSE, Calif.--Gabby Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and member of the gold-medal-winning U.S. team at those Games, will be heading to Rio despite a rough performance at squad trials here.

U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Trials Kick Off for Rio Olympic Team

wsj.com — SAN JOSE, Calif.-In the near endless competition of making the 2016 U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team, Friday was a very good day to be three-time world all-around champion Simone Biles, 2012 multiple-medalist Aly Raisman, or relative newcomer 16-year-old Laurie Hernandez of New Jersey.

Aly Raisman Tumbles On

wsj.com — Aly Raisman's entire gymnastics career can fit into one tumbling pass of her floor exercise that lasts less than 10 seconds, but took her 17 years to get here. To her, it's a roundoff, one-and-half twist step out, roundoff, back handspring, Arabian double front to punch layout, stopping, she hopes, just within the bounds of the mat.

House to Vote on Mental Health Bill

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-Legislation to overhaul the nation's mental health system is set for a House vote Wednesday, the first effort by lawmakers to specifically tackle federal policies on serious mental illness. The get the bill this far, its sponsors agreed to defer debates on some of its most controversial aspects.

Abortion-Rights Supporters to Take Clinic Fight to 8 States After Supreme Court Ruling

blogs.wsj.com — Abortion-righ ts supporters plan political campaigns in eight states following this week's Supreme Court ruling calling for lawmakers to repeal laws restricting clinic operations. Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the political arm of the network of reproductive health clinics, said it will lobby against laws in Arizona, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

A Look at the U.S. Men’s Olympic Gymnastics Team

blogs.wsj.com — In the end, making the U.S. men's Olympic gymnastics team came down to the five men that selectors believed could plausibly handle six events between them. Here's what they look like, at their best: Chris Brooks Often a team alternate, including in 2012, Brooks clinched a berth of his own on this Olympics squad by pretty much hitting every routine over two days at the national championships and two days at the trials.
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Jul 23, 2016

RT @WSJSports: Regardless of whether Russian athletes deserve ban, the games will be less entertaining if they are not in Rio.  http://on.wsj.com/29UgpPZ 

Jul 21, 2016

RT @germanotes: Every Olympics now needs a high-profile 11th-hr terrorism arrest: Brazil police nab 10 suspected of planning attack  http://on.wsj.com/29XBicE 

Jul 19, 2016

RT @SamWalkers: The unlikely rise of Kayla Harrison, America’s judo queen. Move over, Ronda Rousey @tomperrotta  http://on.wsj.com/2ar4x9z 

Jul 19, 2016

RT @germanotes: "Even by today’s jaded standards, the Russia scandal is pretty bonkers."  http://on.wsj.com/2aoa7JN  by @jasongay

Jul 18, 2016

RT @JohnOrozco: I'm beyond devastated to say that my road to Rio has come to an abrupt end. Last week during…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BIA4c5TDwW6/ 

Jul 13, 2016

U.S. health spending quickened slightly in 2015, will rise at moderate pace over next decade  http://on.wsj.com/29QrYNl  via @StephArmour1

Jul 13, 2016

Busy summer for Barbie as President, Vice President, and 2012 Olympic gymnastics champion  http://on.wsj.com/2a7QVzS  https://t.co/LVtGfIZI2T

Jul 13, 2016

Even Rory McIlroy might skip Olympic golf on TV in favor of track, swimming, diving, “the stuff that matters"  http://on.wsj.com/2a7mn1k 


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