make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

HealthWatch Videos

Health Watch

HEALTHWATCH: College Eating

For most college students, Thanksgiving break is just around the corner. It's a time to look forward to seeing family and having a healthy, home-cooked meal. Many college kids start school with no idea how to cook, but a new program is trying to teach them the basics of eating well.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Too Much Salt

Most of us eat too much salt. Turns out it's a habit we pick up early in life and new research shows it's a habit we'd do well to break.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Diabetic Dog

A texas toddler and her dog are more than best friends, they have a very special bond that some might even call life-saving.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Cancer Prevention

The American Cancer Society recommends exercise as a part of cancer prevention. The society advises thirty minutes of exercise at least five times a week. A new report on a cancer that afflicts women confirms the protective effects of exercise.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Adolescent Health

Adolescents are notorious for not doing what's good for them, but a new study in the annals of public medicine finds parents may be the ones falling short when it comes to getting these kids routine medical care.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Breast Implants

Woman who have had breast cancer surgery have the option of breast reconstruction. That usually includes implants. A new study tries to help women decide what kind of implant is best for them.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Twinkie Diet

Sounds like the world's most ridiculous diet tip, eat more Twinkies. One nutrition professor managed to lose almost thirty pounds trying it, so we sent John Berman to find out how the wacky strategy worked.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Hyper Texting

We've all heard about the risks of teens texting while driving. Now, a controversial new study finds that there may be a relationship between excessive texting and teenagers' chances of engaging in risky behaviors.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Hunting Hazards

Hunting season is under way in many parts of the country. While you might think the biggest danger is getting hit by a stray bullet, Ninette Sosa tells us about another hazard.

»

HEALTHWATCH: Tai-Chi and Arthritis

If you're one of 40 million Americans who suffer from some form of Arthritis, researchers say it might help to look to martial arts.

»