Government report: Smooth launch unsure for health law
WASHINGTON — There's no guarantee that President Barack Obama's health care law will launch smoothly and on time, congressional investigators say in the first in-depth independent look at its progress.Continued ...
To ease shortage of organs, grow them in a lab?
NEW YORK — By the time 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan finally got a lung transplant last week, she’d been waiting for months, and her parents had sued to give her a better shot at surgery.Continued ...
Her cystic fibrosis was threatening her life, and her case spurred a debate on how to allocate donor organs. Lungs and other organs for transplant are scarce.
Putting a healthy spin on the popular fish taco
Mexican cuisine has been popular for a long time, but my recent travels around our country have persuaded me that fish tacos are big now in a way they never were before.Continued ...
10-year-old girl gets lung transplant in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA — A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation drew public debate over how donated lungs are allocated was getting a transplant today, her family said.Continued ...
Federal government now backs morning-after pills for all girls
NEW YORK — After setting off a storm of criticism from abortion rights groups upset that a Democratic president had sided with social conservatives, the Obama administration said it will comply with a judge's order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.Continued ...
- Government report: Smooth launch unsure for health law