Nursing considered most honest profession; Breast cancer on rise worldwide;

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> Nurses are viewed as the most honest professionals among Americans, with 85 percent considering their ethical standards to be "very high," according to a new Gallup poll. Announcement

> A new proposal would provide malpractice protection for physicians who volunteer their services to community health centers, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The current law only protects physicians employed by the centers. Article

> New data from the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer shows cancer rates are increasing worldwide, particularly breast cancer, Medscape reports. Article

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Bundling payments may hold promise for holding down future healthcare costs, but experts who spoke at a recent Politico Pro event on the topic say many obstacles lie ahead for its implementation. Article

> With the recent budget accord apparently excluding the Medicare program from restored sequester-related cuts, hospitals are mulling both their lobbying and financial options, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Article

And finally… Take a bite out of crime. Article