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5:00 Healthwatch: January 11, 2011

Children may be getting too much fluoride in their drinking water. And adults could turn to a low impact exercise to reduce joint pain. Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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6:00 Healthwatch: January 11, 2011

Teens with a positive outlook on life could avoid depression. And if you like listening to music, there could be a reason why. WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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HEALTHWATCH: Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder whose causes are still a mystery to science. The Centers for Disease Control reports that approximately nine children out of a thousand
are diagnosed with some form of Autism. Both genetic and environmental factors are thought to be involved. In our Medical Minute, we have news about the latest Autism research. Here's ABC's Senior Medical Contributor Doctor Timothy Johnson.

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5:00 Healthwatch: January 7, 2011

Was a healthier, slimming diet on your list of goals for the new year? What if we told you that you could take off the pounds and save some cash at the same time? If it sounds too good to be true, it's easier than you might think. WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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6:00 Healthwatch: January 7, 2011

There could be a reason why the woman is the first one to jump out of bed to keep an eye on a child, or let the dog out. And making a couple of changes in your breakfast routine could help you shed the pounds. Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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HEALTHWATCH: Dieting

Dieting is a multi-billion dollar business in the US. 50 million Americans go on diets each year, but only 5 percent keep the weight off. ABC's Senior Medical Contributor Doctor Timothy Johnson has more in our Medical Minute.

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HEALTHWATCH: Disputed autism study sparks debate about vaccines

More than a decade after a British doctor linked vaccinations to autism in children, his study is being called a fraud.

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HEALTHWATCH: Health Care Reform Law

This first week of the year is also the first week for many important provisions of the health care reform law. Widely known as "ObamaCare," it is as controversial as it is sweeping. However you feel, there's no doubt big changes in health care are at hand. ABC's Senior Medical Contributor Doctor Timothy Johnson has more in our Medical Minute.

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HEALTHWATCH: Defibrillator Implants

Many cardiac patients are given defibrillators to keep their hearts beating normally, but a new study finds the treatment is being over-used. ABC's Senior Medical Contributor Doctor Timothy Johnson explains in tonight's Medical Minute.

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HEALTHWATCH: Heart Tips

Chances are, one of your new year's resolutions is to get fit, and that means staying heart healthy. In today's Health Minute, John Lisk looks at five ways to keep your ticker going strong.

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