Top stories in health and medicine this morning, February 2, 2012

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1. CABG Outlasts Stenting for Survival. Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) was associated with better longer-term survival compared with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in certain high-risk subgroups.

2. Birth Control Pills Recalled. Pfizer has recalled a total of 28 lots of Lo/Ovral and its generic equivalent because of a packaging error that may result in inadequate contraception.

3. Patient Priorities Differ from Research Agenda. Clinical trial researchers tend to give equal weight to the components of a composite endpoint, but patients see things differently.

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