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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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New Prescriptions

Q: What should I expect to be told about any newly prescribed medication? A: When it comes to medication, what you don’t know can definitely hurt you. Almost half of all Americans regularly take at least one prescription drug, and half of older patients take three or more, according to a report released in by the National Center on Health Statistics. But doctors don’t always communicate critical information about the drugs they prescribe. And prescription drug misuse is a growing problem,...

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1. Think Before You Drink

2. Quiz Checks Death Risk After 50

3. Spring Allergies: Worst U.S. Cities

4. Eat Trans Fat, Get Big Belly

5. Love Secret of Happily Married Couples

6. Antiperspirant: Link to Breast Cancer?

7.Acetaminophen Recall Announced

8. FDA Approves First Shingles Vaccine

9. 7 'Risky' Foods Falling off the Menu

10. Happier With Sex Life: Men or Women?

Reviewed on December 15, 2006

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