News bites: Fight over Medicare graduate medical education cuts flares up


The Association of American Medical Colleges is pushing back hard against debt-ceiling proposals to cut Medicare spending on graduate medical education.

Americans United for Life has released a report making the case for an investigation of Planned Parenthood.

A new National Bureau of Economic Research study documents the benefits of providing Medicaid to poor people, The New York Times reports.

Restaurant patrons don't seem to be paying much attention to mandatory calorie counts on menus, writes The Washington Post.