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5:00 Healthwatch: January 3, 2011

When it's cold, many of us like to stay inside and keep warm, but keeping an eye on your furnace could keep you safe from carbon monoxide.

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Healthwatch: Trans Fat

If you try to manage your intake of fatty foods, chances are you rely on food labels to keep you honest. But how "honest" are those labels? A new study says food packaging ought to be more transparent when it comes to sharing information about one fat common in our foods. ABC's Senior Medical Contributor Doctor Timothy Johnson explains in our Medical Minute.

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HEALTHWATCH: Sleep Deprived Doctors

The question many ask: How much sleep has your doctor had before performing surgery? You no longer have to wonder. You will now be able to make the decision to have that doctor perform the surgery or get a different doctor. Doctor Timothy Johnson has more.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 30, 2010

Parents, you have more ammunition when it comes to warning your children about their loud music. And speaking of children, how do you know when the common cold is actually something more serious? WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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6:00 Healthwatch: December 30, 2010

Labeling changes may soon affect the way you buy meats. And scientists are working on a new device that may help over four million sufferers of a little known condition. WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has tonight's Healthwatch.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 28, 2010

If you're at risk for a certain type of heart disease, you don't have to let it control your life. WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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6:00 Healthwatch: December 28, 2010

Chocolate that's good for you? Sign me up. And why pregnant moms may want to talk to their doctors about adding vitamin D supplements to their diet.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 27, 2010

Type 2 diabetes, the type most Americans suffer from, can be prevented or put into remission. WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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6:00 Healthwatch: December 27, 2010

If you have arthritis, raisins soaked in alcohol could do the trick, if you believe old wives' tales. And the holidays are hard when you've lost a loved one. One group aims to make it a little easier. WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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HEALTHWATCH: Holiday Weight

If you're worried about putting on extra weight over the holidays, you have a lot of company. Doctor Timothy Johnson has some tips on how to head off those unwanted pounds in tonight's Health Watch.

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