Debbie Ainsworth: The priceless

June 15, 2013 

The priceless

As a pediatrician, I was discouraged that the legislature is considering eliminating the state Child Fatality Task Force (June 12 news story). But I was dismayed by the comments attributed to Rep. Justin Burr that the task force “makes recommendations that cost the state money.”

Is this where we are as a state? That saving children’s lives might cost something?

Debbie Ainsworth, M.D., Washington, N.C.

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