Health in the news: How much do you know?

Hospital room.

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How much do you know about health-related stories in the news for the week of Aug. 4, 2014? Find out below:


Which LI hospitals have still not merged, despite agreeing to do so nearly 2 years ago?

A deal to join which two hospitals has

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Consumer Reports warned parents not to use this popular summer staple on kids.

Consumer Reports released a warning last month not

Photo credit: AP


A recent study linked which new gene to breast cancer?

A new study on a gene called PALB2,

Photo credit: HealthDay


The president for which Long Island hospital announced his retirement for the end of 2014?

Kevin Lawlor, of Northport, chairman of the board

Free training sessions will be held during the next few weeks for which upcoming race?

Free training sessions will be held over the

Photo credit: iStock


A patient in which NYC hospital was suspected of, but later found not to have the Ebola virus?

Hospital room.

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Which cancer is one of the most common among young adults, according to our expert Dr. Picca?

Which cancer did Dr. Picca say is one

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