Indiana sues over ACA tax subsidies; Norovirus leading cause of gastroenteritis deaths, hospitalizations;

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> The state of Indiana and 15 Hoosier State public school districts are suing the federal government over the use of federal tax subsidies and penalties to implement healthcare reform, Reuters reports. Article

> Researchers for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention say norovirus was the cause of two-thirds of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks, 46 percent of associated hospitalizations and 86 percent of associated deaths nationwide from 2009 to 2010, according to MedPage Today. Article

> After the deaths of a mother and her twin babies from tuberculosis and the infection of nearly 30 people, health officials are urging testing for about 140 babies, family members and staff who were in the same Las Vegas neonatal intensive care unit, CBS reports. Article

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> Now that the health insurance exchanges have been operating for one week, Republican lawmakers are demanding the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services release the number of people who have enrolled in plans. Article

> UnitedHealth is cutting its provider network for Medicare Advantage plans available in Connecticut, potentially dropping about 2,250 doctors--or 19 percent of its statewide network--from the plans. Article

And Finally... Another reason to give up smoking. Article

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