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Current Event March 8, 2015

Chemotherapy and Kids

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently ruled that a 17-year-old girl named Cassandra had to continue chemotherapy treatment against her will. This Connecticut teen was removed from her home after she and her mother decided against using chemotherapy to treat her cancer. This has lead to a prickly debate about how old you have to be to make decisions about your own health care. Listen to hear from both sides of this debate.

Health Civics/Government Life Science

Story Length: 3:49

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AIR DATE: 01/08/2015

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