first_imgThe Cardinals could get some of their injured players back Sunday. Both running back Larod Stephens-Howling and linebacker Daryl Washington missed last week’s game with injuries suffered in Week 1. Stephens-Howling has a hand injury while Washington dealing with a calf injury. Both will be game-time decisions, according to head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Whisenhunt is hopeful that both will be available for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation 0 Comments   Share   center_img “They’re participating more in practice, so they’ll be a decision we make on Sunday,” Whisenhunt said. “But I’m excited to see those guys back on the field.” Another game-time decision will be starting running back Beanie Wells. Wells had hamstring tightness earlier in the week and was limited in practice Thursday. “Beanie is doing alright,” Whisenhunt said. “We’ll see how he progresses and make a decision on Sunday.” Whisenhunt said the Cardinals were being careful when it came to dealing with Wells’ hamstring and is confident in backup Chester Taylor filling in if Wells isn’t able to play. Top Stories Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more

first_img This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. Some Americans Reflect On Insurance They Had Pre-Health Law Americans who are slated to have new insurance from the health law are reflecting on what their old coverage was like — if they had it at all. Also, an architect of the Massachusetts health law reflects on the federal health law.McClatchy: ‘Junk Insurance’ Comes Back To Haunt Its Policyholders April Capil has mixed feelings about the national outcry over canceled health insurance policies. Five years free of the stage III breast cancer that nearly claimed her life, the Boulder, Colo., resident is once again healthy, but she’s still struggling to put her life back together. Like millions of Americans, Capil thought she had solid individual health insurance. Then she got sick and found that her coverage was woefully inadequate (Pugh, 12/19).Georgia Health News: Will Health Care Reform Work Out? An InterviewJonathan Gruber views health care reform from a unique vantage point. Gruber, an MIT economics professor, was a principal architect of the Massachusetts reform law. And he was a key adviser to the Obama administration in its crafting of the Affordable Care Act. Last week, Gruber visited Atlanta to address a forum on health costs and quality sponsored by Healthcare Georgia Foundation. In a GHN interview, he discussed the rocky rollout of the ACA, comparisons with the Massachusetts experience, Medicaid expansion, and the challenges ahead for the federal law (Miller, 12/18).last_img read more