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HEALTHWATCH: PSA Tests

For years, experts have recommended men over 50 should get a PSA blood test to screen for prostate cancer. Now, a startling report from Britain, where health officials are suggesting a reversal of this long-standing practice.

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HEALTHWATCH: Walking

A new study shows that your daily walk could actually help your brain functioning.

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HEALTHWATCH: Cancer and CT Scans

It's kind of a mouthful, but you may know it better as a CT Scan. There's a good chance you've had one since it's among the most common medical procedures today and that has raised concerns, since CT Scans use radiation in small doses.

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HEALTHWATCH: Food Allergies

Managing your child's food allergy at home presents enough of a challenge to concerned parents. But what about those times when your child is away, especially grade schoolers who are out of the house for hours every day?

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HEALTHWATCH: Vitamin D Study

We've been hearing a lot about the importance of vitamin D in our diets. Now a new report offers updated recommendations on how much vitamin D we should have each day.

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HEALTHWATCH: Children's Allergies

If your child has a serious food allergy, you know it's important that everyone in his or her life is aware of the condition. Now new guidelines have been published that can help doctors and school administrators manage serious food allergies in school.

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HEALTHWATCH: Cuddle Hormone

Scientists have come upon an interesting clue to the riddle of human memory. It has to do with a hormone that, it turns out, has an unexpected effect on how we remember the hand that rocks the cradle.

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HEALTHWATCH: Workout Routine

tired of your same old running course? Not getting your usual high from your Pilates class? Well, there's a new sport in town that could give you the workout you've been looking for.

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HEALTHWATCH: Colorful Diets

A report on the life-giving power of vegetables. Most health professionals extol the benefits of vegetables in our diet, and now, new research continues to support those beliefs.

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HEALTHWATCH: Blood Sugar Levels

One of the most common questions patients with type 2 diabetes ask their physician is what works best for improving their blood sugar levels over time. A new study shows the levels improve when patients follow an exercise program combining both aerobic and resistance training.

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