Nearly half of primary care doctors consider retiring or cutting back; Healthcare costs approach half of average family income;

> A new study concludes that primary care doctors feel overworked and underpaid, leading nearly half of them to plan or at least consider to retire or cut back on their work. Article

> Healthcare costs could reach nearly half of an average family's income by 2016. Article

> The New York State Health Department is trying to save a potentially dying obstetrics department at a community hospital. Article

> The FDA is looking into the cardiovascular side effects of a number of drugs; not just Avandia, but also Zelnorm and Vioxx. FiercePharma

And Finally... This photographer does absolutely amazing work with modern-day victims of tuberculosis. Article