ALSO NOTED: CT HMOs pay out less in medical fees; Demographics impact medical group turnover; and much more...

> Connecticut HMOs are financially healthy, partly because they're paying out less on medical costs, one analyst says. Article

> The demographics of physicians working in group practices are changing--and this is having a big impact on turnover. Release

> Like many private sector organizations, the Pentagon is arguing that it can't afford its growing medical expenses. Article

> A medical school dean faces withering criticism after joining the board of PepsiAmericas. Critics say she's now helping the conglomerate to foster childhood obesity and diabetes. Article

And Finally... Should doctors offer detailed treatment recommendations? Yes, and take responsibility for the consequences, too, one physician says. Column