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

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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