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News from Around the Web

> Physicians should spend more time addressing fall risk with older patients, Robert Glatter, M.D., wrote in Forbes. Column

> New moms get scant advice from their doctors on how to care for infants, according to a report from Pediatrics. Study

Provider News

> Hospital boards of directors that pay close attention to clinical quality have a positive effect on overall management scores and clinical quality metrics. Article

Health Insurance News

> Though the Obama administration has signaled that it wants states to scrutinize proposed health insurance premium hikes, insurers and even one state official have questioned the federal government's effort to intervene. Article

Health IT News

> New legislation aims to delay Stage 3 of Meaningful Use until at least 2017 to give providers "time to breathe and a reprieve from the unfair penalties. Article

And Finally… Swimming in syrup. Article