The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.
Thanks to genetic testing, young women in their twenties — or even their teens — can now find out whether they have the gene mutation associated with a high risk of breast cancer.
That could be part of why more young women are getting mastectomies, often against doctors’ advice.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Kate Wells of Michigan Radio brings us one young woman’s story.