Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsCalifornianews
IN THE NEWS

Californianews

FEATURED ARTICLES
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1994 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
Two years after a much-heralded drop in the skyrocketing number of American babies born by Cesarean section, the Cesarean rate has leveled off nationally and risen slightly in California--news that some experts fear indicates that the nation will not meet its goal of reducing surgical deliveries to 15% by 2000. In a report released Wednesday, the Washington-based Public Citizen's Health Research Group estimated that nearly half of the 421,000 Cesarean sections in 1992 should not have been done.
ARTICLES BY DATE
Los Angeles Times Articles
|