Emory postpones $1.5B expansion; MA to expand health insurance access;

> In yet another sign that the all hospitals are feeling the pain, Emory University announced that it's suspending a $1.5 billion medical expansion project due to questions about the economy. Article

> Massachusetts plans to mix federal stimulus funding with an existing state assistance program, letting thousands of unemployed residents get health insurance cheaply. Article

> Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital has said that it may run out of cash soon if proposed Medicaid cuts are approved, leading to a $26 million hit for the facility. Article

> Kansas City safety-net hospitals are struggling to cope with the breakdown in the U.S. economy, with a 50 percent jump in indigent patients this January over the same month last year. Article

And Finally... When I ski, I'm more afraid of broken bones than owl bites. Article