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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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Peppermint oil is derived from the peppermint plant -- a cross between water mint and spearmint -- that thrives in Europe and North America. Peppermint oil is commonly used as flavoring in foods and beverages and as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics. Peppermint oil also is used for a variety of health conditions and can be taken orally in dietary supplements or topically as a skin cream or ointment. Some evidence suggests that peppermint oil may help relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome...

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Reviewed on December 15, 2006

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