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> Slow stent sales contributed to low first-quarter numbers for Boston Scientific. Article

> FierceHealthcare editor Matthew Holt examines personal health records in Health IT World. Article

> AMA says mergers in the insurance industry are giving consumers fewer choices for medical coverage. Article

> Blogger Shahid Shah examines the potential impact of RSS on healthcare and medical data sharing. Article

And Finally... A Los Angles woman was hospitalized with the first case of bubonic plague to strike the city in two decades. Each year about 10 to 20 Americans contract the ancient disease. Article