Also in that month:
Hundreds of families block organ donationBBC NewsOrgans from 505 registered donors could not be made available for transplant in the last five years because of objections from relatives. BBC 5 live found that almost a third of families blocked organ donation because they felt the process took "too long".
California hepatitis A outbreak death toll climbs to 19BBC NewsThe death toll from California's hepatitis A outbreak has reached 19, one week after the state's governor issued a health state of emergency. More than 500 people in California have contracted the viral disease since November, many of whom are homeless.
A Silent Epidemic of Cancer Is Spreading Among MenNBCNews.comJason Mendelsohn had been married for close to 20 years and was happily raising three kids when he noticed the painless lump on his neck while shaving three years ago. Within days, he had been diagnosed with a deadly form of cancer caused by a virus ... |