Angelina Jolie revealed this week that she decided to get a double mastectomy after taking a genetic test - a test that only one company in the U.S. can offer.
And that monopoly has created a controversy that's gone all the way to the Supreme Court.
CNN's Poppy Harlow is Outfront with the story.
Angelina Jolie, the academy-award winner and mother of six broke the news of her double mastectomy in an op-ed piece in the New York times today.
"I carry a "faulty" gene, BRCA1, which sharply increases my risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.... Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could."
OutFront tonight: Nancy Brinker breast cancer survivor and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Doctor Lisa Masterson, host of "The Doctors" and Anna Gorman, an L.A. Times writer who made the same difficult choice as Jolie.
The National Institute of Health has awarded the University of Alabama more than $400,000 in research grants to develop the Personal Automatic Cigarette Tracker.
It's a system that includes breathing and hand gesture sensors designed to detect and record when and how a person smokes to help researchers and smokers figure out why they smoke and hopefully stop.
Erin Burnett has more.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie acknowledged that he underwent lap band surgery back in February to slim down.
Christie says he did it for the sake of his wife and kids.
The governor has declined to say how much weight he has lost so far.
OutFront tonight: Radio show host and comedian Stephanie Miller, Marc Ambinder Editor at large of The Week and contributing editor at GQ, he's also had weight loss surgery and Michael Medved – Syndicated talk radio host.
More than a week after the bombings, 43 victims remain hospitalized, 13 have had amputations, and of course three people lost their lives – all that destruction from what officials say were two crude, homemade devices.
A pressure-cooker bomb can explode with immense force, propelling thousands of sharp, searing hot objects through the air.
Explosives experts at a New Mexico test range detonated a similar device for our David Mattingly to show us their deadly power, and the video is captivating and terrifying. You can see the shockwave rip through the air and across the sand.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins us now to explain why the injuries from this type of device can be so devastating.