After budget cuts, Indiana baby denied life-saving treatment
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|Thu, 12-09-2010 - 3:53pm|
I guess Sarah Palin wasn't too far off when she claimed that the government will start having "death panels".
An Indiana baby needs life-saving surgery, but the state health care agency -- whose budget was slashed this year -- won't pay for it.
Six-month-old Seth Petreikis suffers from complete DiGeorge syndrome, which keeps him from developing a thymus, an infection-fighting glandular organ. He needs a transplant that's been pioneered by a specialist at Duke University in North Carolina.