FDA allows 17-year-olds to get Plan B; Consumers tired of vague benefits in DTC ads;

> Under order from a judge, the FDA is pulling back restrictions on Plan B, the so-called "morning after pill." The new rules will allow 17-year-olds to get the drug without a prescription. FiercePharma

> Consumers are getting impatient with DTC ads, particularly emotional appeals that don't offer many drug facts, according to a new study. FiercePharma

> Hospitals, like every other business these days, have had trouble getting the loans they needed. But could this be changing? FierceHealthFinance

> Why would the current recession hit larger hospitals more than smaller ones? Here's some clues as to why this might be happening. FierceHealthFinance

And Finally... For heaven's sake, dude, shouldn't you have taken up a safe hobby like, say, bungee jumping? Article