While not perfect, the reform regulation significantly expands coverage, to low-income and vulnerable populations especially, and is a tremendous step toward safeguarding human dignity and advertising the common good. The statutory law will prevent insurance companies from denying policies to those with pre-existing conditions; protect families from bankruptcy because of medical expenses; help smaller businesses provide insurance because of their workers; improve Medicare medication benefit coverage by closing the doughnut hole and significantly cut the federal deficit.The series,“Women’s Adventures in Technology” is a task of The National Academy of Sciences. I haven’t read these books, but I’m intrigued. I am hoping some girls are too.

Childhood psychiatric disorders on the rise The incidence of three childhood neuropsychiatric disorders, including autism, increased among Danish children between 1990 and 2004, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.