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A patient's decision: Breast cancer survivors choose double mastectomies

It is one of many decisions women with breast cancer must make — whether to remove a healthy breast. It's a choice more women are making, even though doctors believe it's often unnecessary.

Missouri servicewoman has faced the enemy, but not officially

Women such as Capt. Elizabeth Arrington have had to fight in many combat-like positions while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, yet until January, they were officially barred from serving in any type of combat position.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Notable properties, Fifth Ward election, Missouri recruits

Columbia's most notable properties, Super Bowl ads and the identification of a suspect in a fatal beating at the Truman Veterans Hospital are among the top read stories of the week.