April 21, 2015

Study Reveals a Cause of Poorer Outcomes for African-American Patients with Breast Cancer

(Medical Xpress) – Poorer outcomes for African-American women with estrogen-receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer, compared with European-American patients, appears to be due, in part, to a strong survival mechanism within the cancer cells, according to a study being presented at … Read More

April 17, 2015

Lawmakers Debate Whether Pregnant Women Should Get to Make Their Own End-of-Life Decisions

(Texas Observer) – The House State Affairs Committee heard a bill Wednesday that would allow pregnant women and their families to make their own end-of-life decisions.  Currently, under Texas’ advance directive law, doctors “may not withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment … Read More

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