Caesarean births increase in the U.S.; Avandia inspires JAMA call to reform;

> The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2007, 1.4 million babies were delivered by Caesarean section, a U.S. record. Article

> In the wake of a U.S. Senate committee report criticizing Avandia-maker GlaxoSmithKline's handling of data on the drug, Journal of the American Medical Association editors are arguing that all industry-sponsored trials should come under the scrutiny of independent scientists, not just researchers with financial ties to the drugmaker in question. FiercePharma

> The new FCC National Broadband Plan that emphasizes healthcare and the just-enacted health insurance legislation could open up more opportunities in mobile health, says the new head of the West Wireless Health Institute. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... Is this really much of a surprise? Article