"The Day Ahead" examines the increase in the number of women making the brave decision to endure double mastectomy surgery — and one actress is being credited for starting the trend. The "Angelina Jolie effect" started in 2013 after she shared her own story in the New York Times detailing her experience with breast cancer in her family and her preventive decision to have both breasts removed.
Pop Culture Is Influencing Women's Breast Cancer Decisions
There's an increase in women undergoing double mastectomies in hopes of preventing cancer — and the trend might be linked to Hollywood.
New blood donor policy opens doors, raises questions for PrEP users
New FDA rules are meant to make it easier for gay men to donate blood, but advocates say one rule continues to exclude some potential donors.
New York City outlaws discrimination on the basis of weight, height
The mayor signed legislation passed by city lawmakers that would add protected categories for height and weight.
DEA revokes license of drug distributor over opioid crisis failures
The DEA acknowledged that the time it took to issue its final decision was "longer than typical for the agency."
Biden, McCarthy reach debt limit agreement
President Joe Biden have struck a deal with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to avoid plunging the United States into default, McCarthy confirmed.
Republican legislatures targeting academic tenure at universities
Some lawmakers want to curtail giving tenure to college professors, but opponents argue tenure protects educators from political whims.
Businesses, governments scaling back on drug testing
With there being nearly 4 million more job openings than unemployed Americans, companies are rethinking how they screen new hires for marijuana.