Better Late Than Never
Today's Daily Briefing is a bit behind schedule but is all about pushing health and health care forward.
Politics: Politico's Glenn Thrush has a great lead here: "A conservative Maryland physician elected to Congress on an anti-Obamacare platform surprised fellow freshmen at a Monday orientation session by demanding to know why his government-subsidized health care plan takes a month to kick in."
Health: Viji Sundaram at New America Media reports on efforts to take the taboo out of cervical cancer.
Hospitals: "Family only" hospital visitation rules have been dropped in favor of patient control, giving greater rights to same-sex couples and anyone a patient wishes to see in the hospital. MedPage Today reports the news and gives background.
Choose Your Own Condom Adventure? Osocio shares a UK health campaign that makes YouTube really interactive.