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Virtually all U.S. measles cases in 2013 imported, unvaccinated

patient getting flu shotATLANTA, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The United States experienced a higher than normal number of measles cases this year -- mostly due to philosophical objections to vaccines, researchers say.

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Most U.S. adults say no to living to 100 or more

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Most U.S. adults would not choose to undergo medical treatments to slow the aging process and live to be 120 or more, a survey indicates.

Pew Research Center researchers said there is, at present, no method of slowing the aging process to live to ages 120 or more, but by 2050, 1-in-5 U.S. adults will be 65 or older, and at least 400,000 will be 100 or older in 2050. Some say medical treatments might result in slowing the aging to 120 and older by 2050.

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Breastfeeding may lower risk of ADHD later in life

Dr. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch of Tel Aviv UniversityTEL AVIV, Israel, July 23 (UPI) -- Children who are breastfed may have less risk of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers in Israel suggest.

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FDA seeks comment on menthol cigarettes

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking additional information to help the agency make informed decisions about menthol in cigarettes, officials say.

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A cure for cancer may be a step closer

ABINGDON, England, July 14 (UPI) -- Cancer immunotherapy -- using the body's own immune system to fight tumor cells -- may be a major part in a cure for cancer, researchers in Britain say.

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