ALSO NOTED: Group wants another medical privacy law; CA investigates hospital death; and much more...

> A group of legislators and private companies is lobbying to see additional laws enacted to protect the privacy of medical information. Article

> The state of California is investigating the treatment of a poisoning victim who died at a Los Angeles-area public hospital. The hospital, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, has been cited for problems five times over the past year. Article

> U.S. cancer death rates are falling overall, but for reasons as yet undetermined, some cancers are becoming more common at the same time. Article

> This firm claims to be the first to focus exclusively on pre-dialysis education and home dialysis treatment. Article

And Finally...  When in doubt, it never hurts to laugh at yourself--just ask Sioux City. Article

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