News bites: 'Bogus' euthanasia claims, contraception mandate specifics and more

The Washington Post's fact checker skewers Rick Santorum's "bogus statistics" on euthanasia in the Netherlands. 

The Annenberg Public Policy Center's FactCheck.org has also weighed in, saying Santorum "grossly mischaracterized" euthanasia practices in the Netherlands.

Kaiser Health News delves into the details of what's covered under the Obama administration's birth control mandate.

Former Medicare chief Don Berwick tells BioCentury This Week the healthcare reform law would "unwind" if the Supreme Court strikes down the individual mandate. Watch the entire interview here.

A U.S. surgeon general report due March 8 will criticize states for cutting anti-smoking programs in tough economic times, The Associated Press reports.

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