ALSO NOTED: Group pushing for Medicare e-prescribing requirement; Merck cutting sales force; and much more...

> If this coalition has its way, Medicare reforms will include a requirement that physicians use e-prescribing technology. FierceHealthIT

> Merck is making some big cuts in its sales force--and apparently, it's not the only drugmakerwho's taking this track. FiercePharma

> New research may offer a shortcut to developing custom flu vaccines. FierceVaccines

> The federal health plan for children, SCHIP, still leaves many children uncovered for a long period due to pre-existing conditions, researchers have concluded. Article

And Finally...  I don't know much about wine, but I think I'd notice if it were slippery. Article

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