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    Top Health Stories of 2006: Readers Choose

    Here are the 10 most viewed WebMD health news stories of the last year.
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    Trans fats, a new shingles vaccine, and the secrets of love caught the attention of WebMD readers this year.

    Here are the 10 most viewed news stories on WebMD in 2006:

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