Drug Shortages Send Some Hospitals Scrambling

Published on
February 2, 2011

Here's what we're checking out at Reporting on Health today:

Teen Births: The popularity of the reality show Teen Mom notwithstanding, teen births in the real world have once again started to decline, dipping 8 percent between 2007 and 2009.

Children's Health: How does kids' health in your state stack up nationwide? A new interactive map from the Commonwealth Fund offers some answers.

Health Reform: Some states have stopped implementing the new health reform law after a federal judge's ruling earlier this week, while others are still moving ahead. What is your state doing?  

Drug Shortages: Hospitals around the nation are critically short of some generic drugs for cancer and other conditions. Are your communities' hospitals affected?

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