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June 04, 2015

Health Tip: Take Care of Your Teeth

(HealthDay News) -- Losing teeth does nothave to be a normal part of aging, as long as you take care of them.

Health Tip: Prevent Dog Bites

(HealthDay News) -- Educating children, parents and dog owners can help prevent dog bites.

E-Cigarette Users Often Believe Devices Will Help Them Quit Tobacco

THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarette users are much more hopeful that the devices will help them quit smoking than the general public is, including people who just smoke traditional tobacco cigarettes, according to a new French survey.

Fewer Young Men Fathering Children Outside of Marriage: CDC

THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer unmarried American men are becoming first-time fathers, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds

THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Affordable Care Act, often called "Obamacare," may have helped boost rates of colon cancer screening among poorer Americans, a new study suggests.

Sharing a Bathroom With Many Others? Your Toothbrush Likely Has 'Fecal Matter'

THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People using communal bathrooms with many others, beware: There could be traces of poop on your toothbrush.

Surgery May Boost Survival in Certain Advanced Lung Cancers

THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Certain patients with lung cancer that's spread throughout the chest could live longer by undergoing surgery to remove diseased lung tissue, instead of receiving only chemotherapy and radiation, new research suggests.

Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes

THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with high blood pressure who resume taking their medication soon after surgery may have a lower risk of complications and death, a new study suggests.

Double Mastectomy Benefits May Be Overrated for Some

THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many breast cancer patients wrongly believe that having both breasts removed -- a double mastectomy -- will improve their chance of survival, a new study finds.

Health Highlights: June 4, 2015

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