CBO says Obama reforms need cost controls; Industry groups offer cost-cutting details;

> The Congressional Budget Office has come down hard on President Obama's healthcare plans, and says they will plunge the nation into further debt unless more cost controls are implemented. Article

> The pitch for industry-directed cost cutting continues. A group of six organizations, which pledged in May to cut costs, are offering more details on how they plan to make this happen. Article

> A new analysis suggests that as states cut budgets, children covered by Medicaid are suffering, with many being turned away from getting care. Article

> Pessimism reigns: This writer, among many others, argues that cost-cutting efforts by the AHA, AMA and others won't get the job done. Article

And Finally... If having one heroic dog is good, why not make two? Article