Politico — Momentum builds for Obamacare repeal
Senate Republicans’ last-gasp Obamacare repeal effort is gaining steam, with key senators who tanked the last push in July signaling new openness to the latest attempt and GOP leaders growing increasingly bullish. Sen. John McCain could again be the decisive vote.

CNN — 9/11 dust tied to heart risk in children, study says
When two hijacked passenger planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, a massive cloud of dust swept across the New York skyline. The dust, caused by the twin towers’ collapse and the digging in ground zero, carried chemicals and carcinogens such as perfluoroalkyl substances or PFASs that found their way into New Yorkers’ homes. A study published in the journal Environment International shows the health impact on young adults who were children when the towers fell.

Kaiser Health News — As care shifts from hospital to home, guarding against infection falls to families
Central lines, catheters inserted in the arm or torso to make it easier to draw blood or administer drugs, are standard for children with cancer and lead directly to a large vein near the heart. They allow patients with cancer and other conditions to leave the hospital and receive antibiotics, liquid nutrition or chemotherapy at home. But families must perform daily maintenance that, if done incorrectly, can lead to blood clots, infections and even death. As more medical care shifts from hospital to home, families take on more complex, risky medical tasks for their loved ones.

ABC News — Christie: Drugmakers to work on nonaddictive pain medication
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that pharmaceutical companies agreed to work on nonaddictive pain medications and additional treatments to deal with opioid addiction. The Republican governor made the announcement in Trenton, shortly after he convened a meeting of the White House opioid commission that he chairs. “Today’s roundtable went a long way to further discussions about public-private partnership opportunities,” Christie said.