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COMMENTARY: How to Lower Your Surgery Costs

OAKLAND POST — We must do something about rising costs, and one key is to empower patients with the information they need to drive costs down and quality up by making the healthcare system compete for their business. […read more]


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