At least, that’s the general finding of a new Harvard study (and thanks, Leftover, for sending it). According to the study, elderly hospitalized patients are less likely to die within a month of admission, and less likely to be readmitted within a month after discharge. (The study said that if boy doctors worked so well, …
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The Pope is coming to the U.S.
(As if you didn’t know.) Here are some ways he has (so far) made life uncomfortable for people of a certain political stripe.
How much of life is choice? And how much luck?
Joanne Goldblum, of the National Diaper Bank Network, writes: The trajectory of our lives is determined by a series of choices and luck, but it seems to me that many people discount how big a role luck plays. From the perspective of a baby, the family the baby is born into is a matter of …
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