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5:00 Healthwatch: September 28, 2011

More deaths from Listeria contaminated cantaloupe have been reported. Since the outbreak began in August, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said 13 deaths and 72 illnesses are linked to the contaminated fruit.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 27, 2011

For people with seasonal allergies, Fall can be a season full of misery, but there are a few ways to combat the annoying symptoms.

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6:00 Healthwatch: September 26, 2011

A new study shows that those privacy curtains in hospitals might not be as clean as you may think. The study shows that even new curtains may become infected within a week of being up.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 23, 2011

A drug shortage in America is getting critical. Cancer treatment drugs are in very short supply, causing patients to die before their time.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 22, 2011

Mornings are a busy time for families trying to get out the door to school, but don't forget to make time for a healthy breakfast. In tonight's Health Watch, Susan Hendricks tells us how to prepare quick, nutritious meals for your child to give him a leg up on the day.

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6:00 Healthwatch: September 22, 2011

Dermatologists say UV rays from nail dryers could pose a threat to your health. In tonight's Health Watch, Bianca Rae shows us what you need to know when visiting your favorite nail salon for a manicure or pedicure.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 21, 2011

In our Health Watch tonight, organ donations. Nearly 7,000 patients die each year in this country waiting for an organ transplant. Now, proposed revisions in the rules governing organ donations are causing fears and concerns.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 20, 2011

Concerned parents have worried for years over their sleepy teens and with some justification, with many stumbling out of bed most schooldays at the crack of dawn, then staying up late due to homework, jobs or school activities. Now there are suggestions that lack of sleep could have much deeper health implications.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 19, 2011

In this digital age, we need to keep track of a lot of numbers: log-ins, ATM pins, social security ID, but there are some important figures a lot of us don't know: our cholesterol numbers. As Paul Chambers reports in tonight's Health Watch, knowing these numbers is one of the best ways to keep your heart healthy.

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6:00 Healthwatch: September 19, 2011

Children, and particularly infants, are often at the receiving end of adult frustration and impatience and when the environment in which they live is pushed to the limit, incidences of child abuse often rise. In tonight's Health Watch, Dr. Timothy Johnson takes a look at a new study that links years of recession to child abuse.

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