Health

As if Surgery Isn’t Scary Enough

(Slate) – A worrisome new study caught my eye last week as I perused the website of the journal Pediatrics. It was titled “Cognition and Brain Structure Following Early Childhood Surgery With Anesthesia.” Considering that my now 4-year-old underwent general anesthesia for a minor procedure Read More

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Health Law Sign-Ups Keep Growing

by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON – Nearly a million people signed up for health insurance under President Obama’s law even after the official enrollment season ended, helping push the share of uninsured Americans below 10 percent and underscoring how hard it could be for Read More