ALSO NOTED: Medicare funding in peril; UnitedHealth hires legal head; and much more...

> Will the federal government be able to keep funding Medicare? Not much longer, say fund trustees. Article

> Keeping its dukes up amidst continuing legal problems, UnitedHealth Group has hired a new chief legal officer. Article

> A U.S. Senator explains why he supports legislation encouraging pharmas to test medication effects on children. Editorial

> The new owner of two Hawaii hospitals has been ordered to hire back some laid-off workers. Article

> Scientists working for Bio Sidus in Argentina have developed a genetically modified cow that can produce insulin in its milk. Report

And Finally... If you're a (very) senior citizen, you may not get the care you need. Article