Top stories in health and medicine, December 10, 2012

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1. Teen Dating Violence Impacts Health as Adults. Teens subjected to psychological and physical violence in their relationships may be at higher risk for adverse health outcomes in young adulthood.

2. Heart Patients Rank Outcomes Differently. Individual cardiovascular outcomes are not weighted equally by patients, even though they’re usually combined into a composite endpoint in research.

3. Best to Add Chemo After Breast Cancer Surgery. Long-term results suggest that after resection of locally recurrent breast cancer, patients should also undergo adjuvant chemotherapy.

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