Tamiful-resistant H1N1 strain emerges; CDC says millions had H1N1 flu in spring;

> A new analysis from the CDC has concluded that somewhere between 1.8 million and 5.7 million people in the U.S. suffered from H1N1 flu last spring. Article

> A new Tamiflu-resistant H1N1 virus has been discovered, raising the possibility that one of the key tools used in fighting the pandemic may not be as potent as hoped for. Article

> The Senate has confirmed Alabama primary-care physician Dr. Regina Benjamin to be the U.S. surgeon general. Benjamin is famous for work in rural healthcare, and previously received the MacArthur "genius" grant. Article

> Here's a disturbing statistic: A new study links 17,000 child deaths over the last two decades to the childrens' lack of health insurance. Kids without health coverage were 60 percent more likely to die in the hospital than those who had coverage. Press release

And Finally... I'm an open-minded type, but I draw the line at taping geckos to myself, personally. Apparently, this guy didn't. Article