Edwards Lifesciences to reveal potential conflicts of interest; TX children get extensions on Medicaid;

> Edwards Lifesciences, which makes replacement heart valves, will voluntarily begin posting it's financial ties to physicians in the second half of next year. FiercePharma

> Some 34,000 children will continue to have Medicaid coverage for three more months; many of the childrens' applications for re-enrollment were lost because of Hurricane Ike. Article

> Massachusetts is working to tighten regulations that allow insurers to substantially curtail the benefits of students, who are required to have health insurance. Article

> The FDA has been forced to reconsider its ruling that bisphenol-A (or BPA) is safe as currently used. Article

And Finally... Some people are still having fun in Alaska, in spite of Grinch-like officials. Article