In light of Angelina Jolie's recent announcement, breast cancer surgery is back in the news. But her case raises larger issues: Notably, whether insurance will cover the considerable costs of BRCA testing and, if necessary, preventative surgery.
Last week's poll question:
Two states, Washington and Colorado, have legalized marijuana. President Barack Obama's 2013 strategy for fighting drug addiction, which was released Wednesday, includes a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons.