News bites: Anthrax vaccine testing in the spotlight, and more

A presidential commission will weigh in on whether anthrax vaccines should be tested on children, The Associated Press reports.

Scientists have mapped the genetic codes related to 21 breast cancers, Reuters reports.

A study found, however, that genetic mapping does not increase patients' healthcare use. Modern Healthcare (registration required) has the story.

Obesity dropped among children in Mississippi, from 43 percent in 2005 to 37.3 percent in 2011, the Clarion-Ledger reports.

A cancer-stricken judge in New York is making the case for medical marijuana, Reuters reports.

Does social media lead to narcissism? The New York Times wonders.