ALSO NOTED: VA plans New Orleans medical center; More California voters favor single-pay model; and much more...

> The VA has decided to put a new medical center in downtown New Orleans, a step that should boost Louisiana State University's plans to build a teaching and research hospital there. Article

> A growing number of California voters are becoming interested in a single-payer solution to the state's healthcare problems. Article

> It's the latest in the ongoing saga of Atlanta's struggling Grady Memorial Hospital, which is swimming in red ink. Now, the county where it's based has agreed to a controversial $125 million "stabilization" plan for Grady. Report

> It seems women are more likely than men to turn to the Web for health information. Article

> Mid-sized medical groups are far more likely to fall behind in the health IT arms race. Editorial

And Finally...  Think your cat remembers those nice kitty treats you got him yesterday? Think again. Article