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Daily Rounds: Health Law Myths; SJC On Confidentiality; Med School Shift; Michael Douglas’s Cancer

Health Law Myths: Outside The Realm Of Reality : NPR Some pretty far out, Including: hospitals must fire fat employees and high-calorie fast food will be banned (NPR)

SJC backs doctor on patient confidentiality – The Boston Globe Case concerned a psychiatrist's prescription records for pain management (Boston Globe)

In Medical School Shift, Meeting Patients on Day 1 – NYTimes.com NYU seeks to 'humanize' patients for doctors-to-be (The New York Times)

UPDATE: More details on Michael Douglas’ diagnosis From Celebrity Diagnosis, a cool local site that uses celebrity diagnoses to spread good medical information (celebritydiagnosis.com)