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GOP Leaders Search for Health-Care Bill Votes

The Wall Street Journal reports that House Republicans do not appear to have enough votes to pass AHCA during its scheduled voting session Thursday.

Latest draft of AHCA still doesn’t measure up

AMA President Andrew Gurman, MD voices concerns with the revised AHCA, saying that the tax-credit structure will not maintain health coverage gains achieved in recent years.

Cleveland Clinic’s financial results worse than predicted

Cleveland Clinic reports a 2016 operating income of $139.4 million, a 71 percent drop from 2015’s year end numbers. In February, CEO Toby Cosgrove said during a “state of the clinic” address to staff that operating income for the year would be $243 million, but that was prior to audits.

Science sting exposes how corrupt some journal publishers are

A investigation of pay-for-publication “predatory journals” finds that 48 questionable journals accepted a fictional researcher onto their own editorial boards based on a fake CV.

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