Sanofi recalls 800,000 swine flu vaccines; Link between periodontal disease, diabetes found;

> In light of a test indicating a drop in dose potency, swine flu vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur has recalled 800,000 pre-filled syringes intended for children ages 6 months to 3 years. Article

> A new study finds that 93 percent of people with periodontal disease are also at risk for diabetes, and strongly recommends that dentists screen patient in this risk group for the disease. Article

> Don't kid yourself: Physicians won't take EMRs to heart unless they feel such systems will make them more efficient personally. FierceEMR

> Does understanding health information require an understanding of women? Hospital Impact contributor Beth Friedman says yes. Article

And Finally... This is definitely an odd way to award a Christmas bonus. Article