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    1. Many Don't Get Life-Extending Lung Cancer Surgery

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with advanced lung cancer might live longer if treated surgically, but few go that route, new research indicates. A study of U.S. patients with late-stage non-small cell lung cancer found only 11 percent underw

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    2. Fertility Treatment Not Tied to Twin Birth Defects

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Twins born after fertility treatments may be susceptible to different -- and fewer -- birth defects than other twins, new research suggests. The study confirms that twins have a higher risk of birth defects than singleton

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    3. First Human Trial of Zika Vaccine Set to Begin

      June 20, 2016 -- Scientists are preparing to conduct the first human trial of a Zika vaccine. The phase I trial will assess the safety and effectiveness of the Zika DNA vaccine GLS-5700 in 40 healthy volunteers. The vaccine triggered strong immune system responses in animals, suggesting it can preve

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    4. 'Love Hormone' Gene May Be Key to Social Life

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lower activity of a specific gene may affect a person's social behavior, including the ability to form healthy relationships, researchers say. The OXT gene is involved in the production of oxytocin, a hormone linked with

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    5. Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Years of working long hours may help you climb the career ladder, but those hours may take a steep toll on your health -- and that's especially true for women, new research says. "People who habitually put in a lot of l

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    6. Most Americans Are Eating Better

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of Americans were eating healthier in 2012 than they were in 1999, a new study finds. In fact, the percentage of adults with poor diets dropped from 56 percent to 46 percent during that period. By 2012, p

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    7. Could Cranberry Juice Cut UTI Antibiotic Use?

      June 20, 2016 -- Drinking cranberry juice could help lessen the number of women needing antibiotics for urinary tract infections, a new study says. Women with a recent history of UTIs who drank an 8-ounce glass of the juice each day were less likely to have their symptoms return than those who didn'

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    8. Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of Parkinson's disease may be on the rise for U.S. men over the past three decades, and the trend could be tied to declines in smoking, a new study suggests. "I believe this will be the first of several reports in th

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    9. Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for AFib

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of U.S. patients with the abnormal heartbeat atrial fibrillation who need a blood thinner to prevent strokes aren't getting one, researchers say. About 40 percent of "a-fib" patients deemed at moderat

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    10. Almost 2 Million U.S. Kids Get Concussions a Year

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Close to 2 million U.S. children and teens may suffer concussions annually, say researchers who add that the prevalence of head injuries among American youth has been underestimated for years. Using data from hospitals,

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