Early hospital discharge

December 1997
Mothering;Winter97, Issue 85, p67
Reports that Kaiser Permanente study of the University of California at San Francisco has found that early discharge of newborns from hospital is not linked to an increase in extreme jaundice. Law signed by President Clinton for insurance companies.


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