HMA has rough quarter; DTC ads aren't memorable;

> Health Management Associates has had a rough second quarter, putting in it in the unenviable position of being perhaps the worst-positioned major hospital player, according to some analysts. FierceHealthFinance

> A ranking of the most-recalled DTC ads shows that consumers are having a harder time remembering them than they did last year. FiercePharma

> Community Health has unveiled a new kiosk-based system offering express check-in to patients who register for its credit-card-sized "myCommunity" card, using technology from NCR. FierceHealthFinance

> Australian scientists, who have been studying a key protein that controls the spread of blood cancer cells when it is damaged, are now designing a drug they say can stop the cancer--along with asthma and other inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. FierceBioResearcher

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