Battle to define community benefits continues; Not-for-profit hospitals had rough 2008;

> The battle to define community benefits and set minimum charity care levels continues, despite the failure by supporters to get such measures included in the stimulus package. FierceHealthFinance

> According to ratings organization Moody's, not-for-profit hospital financial results worsened in 2008. FierceHealthFinance

> Roche's Japanese unit, Chugai Pharmaceutical, has admitted that its rheumatoid arthritis treatment Actemra might be linked to the deaths of 15 Japanese patients. FiercePharma

> Facial rejuvenation treatment Botox may soon have a couple of international competitors fighting for market share in the U.S, including muscle relaxant Azzalure and Botox rival Reloxin. FiercePharma

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