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Use an electric toothbrush? Watch out.

A roundup of bite-sized health news from around the web

Killer toothbrush?: The FDA is warning consumers that a brand of electric toothbrush may present a choking hazard. While turned on, the parts have broken off in the users' mouths. (ABC News)

Medical mystery: More than 20 girls in a small upstate New York town are experiencing Tourette's-like twitches. But is it a psychological disorder or a physical one? (Newsweek/The Daily Beast)

Parenthood to prison: A judge sentenced parents to eight years in prison for denying their son medical treatment. Their 8-year-old died from Hodgkin's lymphoma, a highly treatable cancer. "If anybody, anybody, didn't know this kid was sick, they are seriously, seriously disturbed," the judge said. (LiveWellNebraska)

Food safety myths: Think you need to wash your produce before eating it? Think again. A list of five common food safety myths. (USA Today)

VIDEO: A driver who intentionally hit a cyclist with his bus last April has been sentenced to 17 months in prison, a court in England ruled. The cyclist suffered a broken leg and fractured wrist. Watch the video of the incident below. (Good Morning America)

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