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5:00 Healthwatch: December 29, 2011

Certain types of medical devices are used many times over in routine surgical procedures, but are they safe? Are there risks in reusing them? The Food and Drug Administration is addressing those concerns.

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6:00 Healthwatch: December 29, 2011

As we head into the new year, many people make resolutions to lose weight and get fit. Susan Hendricks spend a morning with a fitness trainer who shows his clients exercises that help get their rear in shape and benefit their overall health.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 28, 2011

A human breath, it's simple and involuntary. now, doctors say it's also a tool for diagnosing lung cancer with surprisingly accurate results.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 27, 2011

Swine Flu, those are two words we haven't heard recently. Swine Flu was a global problem in 2009, but now there is some worry over a possible recurrence in the US.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 26, 2011

The mother-child relationship has always carried a lot of weight, but now researchers have found that children who are close to their mothers will weigh less later in life.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 23, 2011

The Christmas weekend getaway has started and millions of us are taking to the roads, rails and skies. That means we'll have lots of travel companions, among them germs and viruses.

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6:00 Healthwatch: December 23, 2011

For many, the holidays are a time for celebration. For others, they highlight what's missing, loved ones they've lost . One Atlanta group aims to make the grieving process a little easier for children who've had a death in their families.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 22, 2011

You might be surprised at what types of foods and which of our habits can lead to bad breath. In tonight's Health Watch, Susan Hendricks talks to an expert about the do's and don'ts when it comes to our breath.

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6:00 Healthwatch: December 22, 2011

A new study published in an online issue of the American Academy of Neurology's Medical Journal suggests some interesting findings. The size of an individual's brain may be an indicator of the risk for developing Alzheimer's.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 21, 2011

According to the National Institutes of Health, the average person puts on one to two pounds during the winter holidays. A lot of people will blame it on grandma's pies and cookies, but many times it's not what's on your plate, but what's in your glass.

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