ALSO NOTED: Metro Boston practices, hospitals form new system; Officials dispute PA cancer link; and much more...

> A group of suburban Boston medical centers and physician practices have come together to form a new health system. Article

> It's government versus researchers in Pennsylvania, where officials dispute that conditions in two counties have led to a rise in rare blood cancers. Article

> The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee has convinced hospitals at a Nevada hospital to come on board. Article

> Longs Drug Stores is opening retail clinics in two Hawaii locations, the first such clinics to open in the state. Article

And Finally...  Even Bill Gates would think twice before serving this scotch to dinner guests. Article