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5:00 Healthwatch: September 6, 2011

Some startling news tonight on where germs can hide. We like to think of hospitals as sterile environments, but even there, it turns out dangerous bacteria are where you may least expect them.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 5, 2011

Best friends since the eighth grade, two men are now facing the challenge of a lifetime. Both have Lou Gehrig's Disease. As Bob Fenner reports, they find strength in each other.

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6:00 Healthwatch: September 5, 2011

In our Medical Minute this Labor Day, we look at children in the hospital. We'd like to think they're in safe hands, but a new study raises concerns about whether they may be getting too much of a good thing.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 2, 2011

A camping trip offers time to get away and relax, but don't forget to follow a few common sense tips to keep your time in the woods fun and safe.

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5:00 Healthwatch: September 1, 2011

Breakfast gets a lot of credit for being the most important meal of the day, but it's lunch that carries kids through the home stretch.

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6:00 Healthwatch: September 1, 2011

When the community works together, everyone benefits. That's the message out of The National Alliance on Mental Illness, who teams up with providers, families and individuals living with an mental illness.

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5:00 Healthwatch: August 31, 2011

Despite reports linking sugary drinks to obesity and despite attempts to discourage their consumption, a new report by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds Americans consume a large amount of sweet drinks.

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5:00 Healthwatch: August 30, 2011

Doctors say people who don't keep active can develop health problems including Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. Now a new study finds that inactivity, especially in women, can lead to dangerous blood clots in the lungs.

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5:00 Healthwatch: August 29, 2011

Now that Hurricane Irene is gone, the clean-up is well underway. State Health Director Dr. Jeff Engel advises North Carolinians to take extra precautions to protect their health and safety.

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6:00 Healthwatch: August 29, 2011

Here's some sweet news for chocoholics. Chocolate may not just be tasty, but it's good for you, too. A recent study shows even more evidence that the tasty confection is good for the heart.

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