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> Loopholes in the Affordable Care Act may lead to increased employee harassment and retaliation claims, as employers could harass or retaliate against workers to avoid the law's financial penalties, according to a paper written by two University of Illinois law professors. Announcement

> House members want the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to revise two stroke-related quality outcome measures included in its proposed rule for the inpatient prospective payment system in fiscal year 2014, according to AHA News Now. News Brief

> A new Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention study involving 144,701 women participating in the Women's Health Initiative found a positive association of height with cancer risk. Abstract

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> The recent deadly Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco called into question whether pilots rely too much on technology. The broader issues of technology's hidden dangers are important for healthcare as well, according to someone who knows about both--Nathaniel Sims, M.D., a pilot and physician advisor for biomedical engineering at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Article

> The National Institutes of Health has committed $96 million to fund big data research centers, aimed at improving the ability of the research community to use and make sense of large and complex datasets. Article

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