ALSO NOTED: Norway pledges $1B to fight infant deaths; Network hopes to improve sickle cell care; and much more...

> Norway has pledged one billion dollars to fight infant mortality and childbirth deaths in the developing world. Article

> A group of U.S. healthcare professionals and researchers have come together to improve treatment of sickle cell anemia. Article

> PacifiCare's Oregon unit has been fined for, among other things, rejecting claims without conducting adequate investigations. Article

> Financial ratings firm Standard & Poor's has boosted its rating for the Los Altos Hills, CA-based Daughters of Charity Health System. Article

> A group of Tampa (FL) hospitals have joined a group which raises funds to pay for children's healthcare. Article

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