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Baby's Heart Fails Just Before Transplant, but He Survives

Donor organ came in the nick of time

(Newser) - Lincoln Seay was born July 14 with his heart on the wrong side of his body and immediately went into surgery. By November, doctors told his parents that Lincoln was suffering from end stage heart failure and would have to wait about 90 days to get the new heart he... More »

To Cut Costs, ObamaCare Plans Drop Top Docs, Hospitals

It looks like you might not be able to keep your doctor, either

(Newser) - If you have a health care provider you really like, look very carefully at any plan you buy on To keep costs down—a top Obama administration priority—insurers on the government's health care exchange are offering smaller networks that cut out the country's most prestigious... More »

Docs Skimp on Kids' Health Care: Study

Pediatricians provide standard preventive care less than half time

(Newser) - American children are not getting adequate preventive care during most visits to their pediatrician, a new study has found. Doctors skip basic screening tests, weight and measurement checks and some standard care for conditions such as asthma, according to the findings in the New England Journal of Medicine. Children in... More »

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