Daily Archives: October 11, 2021

2021-10-11: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-11). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treating and preventing liver cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While still relatively rare, the rate of primary liver cancer has been increasing in recent decades, disproportionately affecting minority populations. "Research has shown that Blacks and Hispanics are less likely to be diagnosed with liver cancer at an earlier stage, compared to whites," says Dr. Sumera Ilyas, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist. "And that, in turn, means the odds of being eligible for potentially curative treatments are lower for these patients." These disparities are due to…

WSWS (2021-10-11). Federal prosecutors refuse to file charges against Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer who paralyzed Jacob Blake. wsws.org Rusten Sheskey fired seven bullets into Blake's back as he attempted to enter his car on August 23, 2020, sparking multiple nights of protest against police brutality. Blake was left paralyzed but expects to walk again.