News bites: Health spending defies recession, and more

Higher prices at hospitals drove a rise in health spending during the recession, according to a new study. Kaiser Health News has the news.

The Washington Post has an interview with a late-term abortion provider. A House bill that received a hearing last week would ban abortions after 20 weeks in the District of Columbia. Read more here.

The Centers for Disease Control is telling baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C, The Associated Press reports.

Diabetes is rising among teens, according to a new study. The New York Times has more.

Greece may need an emergency plan to ensure access to vital drugs if the euro crashes, Reuters reports.

Dental firms backed by private equity may be taking advantage of patients and taxpayers, Bloomberg reports.