Top stories in health and medicine this morning, June 13, 2012

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1. Statins Sap Energy, Study Affirms. Statin drugs may leave users — especially women — feeling drained and tired on exertion.

2. Belly Fat Loss Best to Halt Diabetes. Although two bariatric surgery techniques resulted in similar weight loss, the one that shaved more belly fat led to a better rate of diabetes remission.

3. Imaging Boom Raised Radiation Exposures. Advanced diagnostic imaging has increased substantially over the past 15 years, bringing an increase in radiation exposure.

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