BUSINESS
06/07/2012 08:32 am ET Updated Aug 07, 2012

Children Lose, Bailed-Out Bankers Win

Twelve-year-old Alonso Arroyo is worried about his friend Dario.
Doctors in Spain (IBEX), where the government is cutting health spending while paying 23.5 billion euros ($29 billion) to bail out its third-largest bank, stopped Dario's prescription of the 2,000-euro a month growth hormone both boys need to stop their bodies degenerating because of a genetic condition. Alonso doesn't know his treatment was pulled too.

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