Top stories in health and medicine this morning, March 15, 2012

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1. Young Women Skipping Chlamydia Tests. Despite recommendations that sexually active women 25 and younger be screened annually for chlamydia, less than half are tested that frequently.

2. H. Pylori Linked to Diabetes Marker. The bug that causes ulcers may also play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes.

3. Best Care May Be at Hospitals That Spend Most. In Ontario — which has a universal healthcare system — hospitals that spent the most provided the best patient outcomes.

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