ALSO NOTED: Calif. reform plans likely to be influential; Florida doctor group plans policy changes; and much more...

> Observers are keeping a close eye on California as its reform proposals work their way through the state legislature. Whatever the state decides, it's likely to be influential, experts says. Article

> Florida Medical Association members convened last week to discuss major policy changes. Article

> The VA has put a $100 million building and renovation project based on hold in St. Louis, sidelined by changes in federal funding priorities. Article

> Childbirth deaths among U.S. women are at the highest rate in decades. Article

And Finally ...  When Dunkin' Donuts tries to get healthy, you know it's a sign of the Apocalypse. Article