By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

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Name: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR
Date registered: July 23, 2012
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/health/views/index.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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  1. Well: A Vasectomy May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk — July 18, 2014
  2. Well: Stroke Rates Are Declining — July 16, 2014
  3. Well: Weather May Not Affect Back Pain — July 16, 2014
  4. Well: Drug Shows Promise for Common Cause of Infertility — July 15, 2014
  5. Well: Doubts on Fasting Before Cholesterol Tests — July 14, 2014

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Well: A Vasectomy May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

A vasectomy may increase the risk for the most lethal forms of prostate cancer, a new study reports.

Well: Stroke Rates Are Declining

The incidence of stroke in the United States has declined significantly over the past two decades, a new analysis has found.

Well: Weather May Not Affect Back Pain

Many people think the weather affects their back pain, but a new study shows they are probably wrong.

Well: Drug Shows Promise for Common Cause of Infertility

Researchers have found a more effective treatment for infertility caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Well: Doubts on Fasting Before Cholesterol Tests

It may not be necessary to fast before a blood lipid test, a review finds.

Body: A Headbanger’s Headache

Doctors in Germany report a case in which a heavy-metal fan developed brain bleeding after dancing at a Motörhead concert.



Family: Staples vs. Sutures After C-Section

Women who had sutures to close cesarean section incisions fared better than those who had staples, a study found.

Well: Studying May Make You Nearsighted

Can too much studying ruin your eyesight? Maybe, a new study suggests.

Well: Weekend Dangers at the E.R.

Children who have emergency operations on weekdays fare better than those who do on Saturdays and Sundays, a study finds.

Well: How Music May Make Babies Team Players

Researchers found that toddlers who were bounced to the beat of a song tended to be more helpful.

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