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Another type of SID for newborns. Longer bar hours, fewer drunk drivers? Marginal tax rates >100%? (Not) Defending Medicare Advantage? Docs: “overwhelming impulse to flee…” Is treating alcoholics profitable?  

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Friday Links

Libertarian case for Medicaid. Who should you trust more: you doc or Wikipedia? Lessons from the VA. Measles cases hit record number. Big vs. small hospitals in the UK.

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Thursday Links

Doctors on demand. Get rid of the employer mandate? Healthcare M&A. Preventable deaths by State. A braille phone. Reading your therapist’s notes.

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Alliterative Links

Homer Economicus. HIX 2.0. Health IT and safety net providers History of Phineas Gage. Ha Ha?

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Friday Links

Crowd-out and retiree health insurance. Walmart and charter schools. How does Pharma set prices? Do you need a vacation? Free speech does not protect Sterling. #BringBackOurGirls!

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Mid-week Links

Moore’s Law in healthcare. Retiree health insurance and early retirement. Knowing how to work the system. Deal or No Deal. Is the toilet free?

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End-of-week links

Suicide and cancer treatment. Hospital consolidation in France. Mini CoR. Exchanges doing just fine. Amazon and wellness.

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Friday Links

California Medicaid backlog: 800,000. Medicare reveals physician practice patterns to public. ACA hole for spouses. Sebelius resigns. Who is Sylvia Mathews Burwell?

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Links

Some people have March Madness. NCAA and a suitcase full of cash (not what you think) UW vs. UW-M. Other people are mad about the U.S. healthcare system. What is a “health insurance ghetto”? Is there a subsidy gap? The absurdity of US healthcare prices. How to define a “cut to Medicare”? And ending on a positive […]

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Friday Links

  Do some clinical trials go unpublished? Google Glass in hospitals. ECG on your iPhone. Is NIH funding drying up? Reinventing the wheel.

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