Younger women frequently hospitalized for MIs ; More parents refusing routine vitamin K injections;

News From Around the Web

> Although the hospitalization rate for acute myocardial infarction has gone down overall for both men and women, it has increased among women younger than 56, according to a study in the Journal of Women's Health. Study

> Eight Nebraska hospitals will partner to share resources and cut expenses, the Associated Press reported. Article

> An increasing number of parents refuse routine preventive vitamin K injections for their newborns, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Article

Health Payer News

> Some Medicaid exemptions are easier to get than others, recent news suggests. Article

> Federal health officials are matching consumers to insurers on a case-by-case basis to fix thousands of flawed enrollment transmissions from HealthCare.gov, according to The Hill's Healthwatch. Article

And finally… Bad Santas. Article