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> Hoping to get another shot at collecting their money, hospitals are auctioning off patient debt via online auctions. FierceHealthFinance

> The U.S. has begun stockpiling Tamiflu and Relenza antivirals to protect against a potential bird flu pandemic. FiercePharma

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