Politico Plus – Repeal effort in jeopardy

The Senate’s latest repeal bill is one “no” vote away from collapse and GOP leaders are scrambling to win support from GOP holdouts ahead of a crucial attempt to advance the measure planned for next week.

The Guardian – Long working days can cause heart problems, study says

It’s been established that too many hours in the office can increase the risk of a stroke. Now it seems that clocking up more than 55 hours a week means a 40% higher chance of developing an irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation (AF), when compared to those with a better work-life balance.

Business Insider – ‘Activity inequality’ could be one of the biggest factors in obesity

A global study by Stanford University researchers involving hundreds of thousands of smartphone users found a new public health risk for obesity: “activity inequality.”

Chicago Tribune – Chicago blood supply critically low, American Red Cross says

Blood banks serving the Chicago area are at a critically low level not seen in several years, forcing postponement of surgeries in at least one hospital, officials said. The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois reported 700 fewer blood drives during the July Fourth week than the weeks before and after the holiday, leaving only a five-day supply of blood on hand to serve the region, according to Celena Roldan, chief executive officer.