Too few adults vaccinated; Majority of women skip post-childbirth doc visits;

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> Adult vaccination rates remain low, even though adults account for 95 percent of annual deaths from preventable diseases, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Abstract

> The Mayo Clinic purchased nearly 200 acres of land in Onalaska, Wis., but didn't announce specific plans for it, according to the La Crosse Tribune. Article

> Less than 50 percent of women make recommended doctor visits after childbirth, according to an announcement from Johns Hopkins University. Announcement

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> Value-based insurance design programs may need to target specific populations and run for years before payers and patients reap significant gains from them, according to a new Health Affairs study. Article

> Millions of uninsured consumers have yet to sign up for a health insurance exchange, so the Obama administration is honing its enrollment campaign on certain areas where the uninsured population is prevalent. Article

And Finally… No good deed goes unpunished. Article

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