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June 11, 2014

Health Tip: Growing a Garden

(HealthDay News) -- Growing a garden offers many healthy benefits, from eating fresher produce to getting regular physical activity.

Health Tip: Thawing Meat in Cold Water

(HealthDay News) -- Submersing meat in cold water is easy and promotes relatively quick thawing. But to guard against foodborne illness, you should make sure you're doing it correctly.

Current Bird Flu Has Pandemic Potential

WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Flu viruses currently circulating in birds closely resemble the one that caused the 1918 pandemic that killed about 50 million people worldwide, researchers say.

Marriage, But Not Cohabitation, Pays Health Dividends -- for Him

WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Guys, a loving spouse may save your life, U.S. health officials say. But living with a significant other doesn't appear to confer the same health benefits as marriage.

Levodopa May Beat Newer Meds for Long-Term Parkinson's Care: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to which drug works best for patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease, older may still be better, a new study finds.

Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, June 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who ate the most red meat increased their risk for breast cancer by nearly 25 percent, a 20-year study of nearly 89,000 women suggests.

Health Highlights: June 11, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

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