Average child gets more than seven radiation scans by 18; Outgoing CEO helped hospital climb out of $4.5 million deficit;

> A form of medical tourism that mixes adult entertainment with medical treatment might not work in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Business Press reports. Article

> The Beaufort (N.C.) Health System's board voted 5-to-4 for the hospital to be leased to Community Health Systems, rather than University Health Systems, the Beaufort Observer reports. Article

> Although discounts for consumers who take steps to live healthier can cut costs, such insurance incentives also can penalize those who fail to change, the Los Angeles Times reports. Article

> The average child gets more than seven radiation scans by age 18, the Associated Press reports, based on a study published this week in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Article

> Outgoing Pardee Hospital CEO Kris Hoce is leaving his Hendersonville, N.C.-based community facility in better shape than he found it, Blue Ridge Now reports. In his first year, the hospital's net income went from a $4.5 million deficit to a climb back into the black with a $2 million income. In 2009, net income was $7.6 million. Article

And Finally... Chick-fil-A just found its newest spokescow. Article

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