Google Health adds telemedicine to service mix; Legislators challenge tax break for pharma DTC ads;

> Well, here's an interesting development. Google Health has added telemedicine services to the mix, working with Boca Raton, FL's MDLiveCare. Article

> Sen. Al Franken is one of a growing number of lawmakers arguing that there shouldn't be a tax deduction for direct-to-consumer drug advertising, arguing the pharmas should be focused on development. FiercePharma

> Could Twitter offer "innovative solutions" to alleviating chronic conditions? Article

> Who would have expected this? A piece from the BBC suggests that U.S. reforms may end up influencing how other health systems function elsewhere in the world. Article

And Finally... This totally hammered guy went for the first vehicle he could find. Unfortunately, other people needed it more than he did. Article