News bites: Boomers overconfident in their health after retirement

Baby boomers' misplaced optimism about the quality of their health after retirement is "drawn from a deep well of self-delusion," NPR reports.

Politico analyzes the White House's gamble in asking the Supreme Court to rule on the healthcare law right before the 2012 election.

Disability rights groups plan to sue the state of California to block $100 million in service cuts, the Los Angeles Times reports.

South Africa's plan to introduce national health insurance coverage risks blowing its deficit-reduction aims, reports Bloomberg.