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> HealthSouth pays $4 million to settle a Medicare fraud case. Article

> Carilion Health System of Roanoke, VA is holding community meetings defending the huge changes it plans to make in coming years. Carilion doctors have already reach a "no confidence" vote on the plan. Article

> Hospital costs for children with the flu may be three to four times higher than previously noted. Release

> A new breed of hospitalist pediatricians is emerging. Article

> Afraid of persecution, Arabs are now going to Malaysia and Singapore rather than the U.S. to get medical care. Article

> A medical blogging group has launched a global study of healthcare bloggers. Blog

> Emergency contraceptive Plan B should go on sale this month as an OTC drug. Release

And Finally… Brain scans get to the bottom of the "speaking in tongues" phenomenon. Article