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HEALTHWATCH: Freezing Off Fat

A surprising weight loss approach. It's the talk of a big conference on new health ideas. Andrea Canning explains something they call thermal dieting in tonight's Health Watch.

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HEALTHWATCH: Age and Weight Gain

Encouraging news tonight for people trying to keep their weight down as they move up in years. Turns out, women have the edge on men. ABC's Doctor Timothy Johnson has tonight's Health Watch.

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HEALTHWATCH: Dannon Yogurt

The Federal Trade Commission says there's no evidence to support Dannon's claims about the health benefits of its yogurt and dairy drink. The agency charges the company's advertising is misleading and is barring the company from making exaggerated claims. Dannon has agreed to settle the charges. ABC's Doctor Timothy Johnson has more.

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HEALTHWATCH: Prescription Painkillers

A warning if you take prescription painkillers. These powerful drugs ease suffering, but some of them have potentially serious risks.

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HEALTHWATCH: Kids and Cereal

Move over tigers and leprechauns, breakfast cereal doesn't necessarily have to be sweet for kids to eat it. A new study done by Yale University researchers found that many children enjoyed low sugar cereals, and ate a better breakfast when they didn't eat the sugary alternatives.

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5:00 Healthwatch: December 13, 2010

President Obama says he aims to improve the diets of school children. And this holiday season, why you should watch out for other drivers. WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has tonight's Healthwatch.

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6:00 Healthwatch: December 13, 2010

If you notice a co-worker looks different after the holidays, you may not be imagining it. And asthma could get worse as the temperatures fall. WWAY's Marcy Cuevas has tonight's Healthwatch.

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HEALTHWATCH: Mammograms

A new study shows women aren't going for mammogram screenings as often as previously thought.

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6:00 HEALTHWATCH - December 9, 2010

One puff could cause medical problems. And could something potentially dangerous be hanging out on your cash? Marcy Cuevas has our Healthwatch.

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5:00 HEALTHWATCH - December 9, 2010

Need to lose weight? Soon, you might be able to get a prescription. And staying mobile could lead to a healthier life. Marcy Cuevas has tonight's Healthwatch.

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