Top stories in health and medicine this morning, February 16, 2012

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1. Amyloidosis Responds to Myeloma Therapy. Two-thirds of patients with amyloid light-chain (AL) amyloidosis remained alive without progression two years after treatment with a regimen developed for multiple myeloma.

2. Deal Near on SGR Fix. The joint House-Senate conference committee tasked with fixing the Medicare physician payment formula is very close to reaching a deal.

3. Antibiotics No Help for Sinusitis. Antibiotics won’t chase away patients’ sniffles any faster than watchful waiting.

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