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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:

1

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

A deal to join which two hospitals has

A deal to join which two hospitals has not been reached, despite agreeing to nearly two years ago? Credit: iStock

Credit: iStock

2

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

Consumer Reports released a warning last month not

Consumer Reports released a warning last month not to use spray sunscreens on or around children, which comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s 2011 revised sunscreen guidelines pointed out that there was not sufficient data about sprays, as compared to lotions, oils and creams. Credit: AP

Credit: AP

3

A recent study linked which new gene to breast cancer?

A new study on a gene called PALB2,

A new study on a gene called PALB2, shows "this one is serious," and probably is the most dangerous in terms of breast cancer after the BRCA genes, said one of leaders of the study. Credit: HealthDay

Credit: HealthDay

4

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

Kevin Lawlor, of Northport, chairman of the board

Kevin Lawlor, of Northport, chairman of the board of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council and president and chief executive of Huntington Hospital.

5

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

Free training sessions will be held over the

Free training sessions will be held over the next few weeks for which upcoming race? Credit: iStock

Credit: iStock

6

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

Hospital room.

Hospital room. Credit: iStock

Credit: iStock

7

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

Which cancer did Dr. Picca say is one of the most common among young adults? Credit: iStock

Credit: iStock

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