Dr. Jim Olson meets with Carver Faull at Seattle Children's Hospital in August. Carver, now 12, had surgery to remove a brain tumor in 2012.
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September 13, 2013 Lessons in optimism from very ill children inspire pediatric oncologist Jim Olson in his hunt for better treatments for brain tumors.
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Barbara Mancini with her father, Joe Yourshaw.
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July 31, 2013 A Philadelphia woman who allegedly gave her 93-year-old father a vial of morphine is facing prosecution in Pennsylvania. Most state laws prohibit assisted suicide, but prosecutions are becoming increasingly rare.
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