ALSO NOTED: Plavix copycat on the rise in Europe; Hospital bills for services to dead patient; and much more...

> Pharma giants Sanofi-Aventis and Bristol-Myers Squibb are preparing to battle a copycat generic to its Plavix brand. FiercePharma

> Talk about a nasty billing conflict: A deceased patient's husband and the hospital that cared for her went through a months-long wrangle over services delivered after his wife died. FierceHealthFinance

> Experts are wondering whether vaccines can provide immunity in the absence of natural exposure to those diseases. FierceVaccines

> California hospital upstart Prime Healthcare has joined the Premier healthcare alliance to begin reporting quality data. Article

And Finally... Wow. People will do just about anything for pizza. Article