Racial gaps widening in colon cancer deaths; Patients starting to use Personal Health Records

> A new study suggests that the racial gap in colon cancer deaths is widening, in part due to lower screening rates and poorer access to care among blacks. Article

> While uptake was low for quite some time, it looks like patients are finally beginning to make use of personal health record technology. FierceHealthIT

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Actor Dennis Quaid has settled with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for $750,000 over the near-death of his twin babies due to a heparin overdose. Article

> A surgeon dissects flaws in the healthcare financing system, both as a doctor and as a patient. Hospital Impact

And Finally... What is it with sandwiches as weapons these days? Article

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