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> Interesting implications for the growth of the medical tourism industry. Apollo Hospitals, a chain which is getting a healthy piece of the U.S. medical tourism business, may acquire a U.K. hospital chain for $2.3 billion. Article

> Five health systems are looking to buy the Detroit-areas Bon Secours Cottage Health Services, a financially-sick two-hospital system. Article

> A Richmond, VA-based doctor has agreed to give up his medical license after admitting that he illegally prescribed controlled substances to several patients, including his sons. Article

> If a patient asked you to pray with him, would you do it? Should any clinician do so? Article

And Finally... The message was "Hello Life." The culprit? A hospital marketing department. Article