National Guard helps hospital staffers get home after big snow; CHS still wants to takeover Tenet;

> Members of North Carolina's National Guard began transporting 300 staffers from the Greenville Hospital System to their homes Tuesday. Some had been at their hospital since Sunday, Greenvilleonline.com reports. Roads in the area were covered in six inches of snow or were icy. Article

> Oak Knoll Naval Hospital in Oakland, Calif., is slated for demolition this year, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Article

> Community Health Systems will continue to push a $3.3 billion hostile takeover bid of Tenet Healthcare Corp., Bloomberg reports. Article

> Pikesville Medical Center is now affiliated with Cleveland Clinic's heart surgery program, WSAZ reports. Article

> Leos Heger, the Czech health minister, wrote doctors an open letter urging them to stay in their hospitals, CeskeNoviny reports. If they do not heed his call, many regional hospitals may be forced to close. At the end of 2010, 25 percent of the country's 16,000 hospital doctors gave notice, which would take effect on March 1. Article

And Finally... You can't blame fireworks for this bird phenomenon. Article

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