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Daily Rounds: Genzyme Just Says No; Health Care Flat; Berwick Mum

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Genzyme Rejects Sanofi-Aventis Offer - The Boston Globe (AP) "Biotechnology company Genzyme Corp. said Monday it rejected Sanofi-Aventis SA's $18.5 billion buyout offer because it undervalues the company." (Boston Globe)

Hiring slows in state’s stalwart health care industry - The Boston Globe "Over the past six months, according to state statistics, the health care sector has had no employment growth, a stunning development for an industry that has steadily added jobs through even the worst recessions." (Boston Globe) Medicare director won't ID donors to think tank - Washington Times "Dr. Berwick is declining to say exactly who provided funding to the Massachusetts-based Institute for Healthcare Improvement in response to Republicans who question whether the new Medicare chief could have a conflict of interest if medical-device companies or health plans helped make his generous compensation package possible in the first place." (Washingtontimes.com)

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