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MRI images from a breast cancer screening. (Credit: CBS)

More Women At High Risk Of Breast Cancer Choosing Double Mastectomies

It’s an extreme decision, but a potentially life-saving one. More and more women who find out they’re at high risk for developing breast cancer are having surgery to remove their breasts.

CBS 2–11/16/2011

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Hospitals Facing Shortages Of Vital Medicines

This year, 213 drugs – including many life-saving medications – have been very hard to get. At least 15 deaths nationwide are being blamed on the drug shortage.

CBS 2–10/11/2011

E. Coli

Pathologist: Source Of E. Coli Outbreak Will Be Hard To Find

The deadliest e. coli outbreak in modern history, centered in Germany, has now killed 23 people and sickened more than 2,200 – including four in the United States.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011