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Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

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Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests
Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report

Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens
Many young people are ordering dubious, hazardous products off of the Internet, researchers warn

Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

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Primitive form of envy may help them protect their bond with their human, researchers report

HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds
For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls
Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped
One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

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