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HEALTHWATCH: Smoking

A new study has more bad news for smokers. ABC's Doctor Timothy Johnson explains evidence it's bad for your mind as well as your body.

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HEALTHWATCH: New Mothers and Depression

Many new mothers experience some depression in the first few days following childbirth. But when it lasts longer, it can be a condition that needs medical attention.

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HEALTHWATCH: Monacolins

More and more people are trying to take in red yeast rice because it contains cholesterol-lowering compounds called Monacolins. Problem is, Monacolin levels within supplements vary greatly since the manufacturers are not regulated by the FDA.

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HEALTHWATCH: Drinking During Pregnancy

Women are warned. Don't drink alcohol while you're pregnant, but some pregnant moms just don't get it. They're not only drinking, they're getting drunk and in the end, children are the ones who pay the price.

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HEALTHWATCH: Diabetes

Federal researchers just released some eye-opening predictions about Diabetes in the US. Studies from the Centers for Disease Control show the number of Diabetics could double or triple in the next 40 years.

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HEALTHWATCH: Seniors Hip Hop Dancing to Health

It's important for seniors to keep moving and stay active. But how many older folks do you know dancing to hip hop? One group is moving to the beat to stay young.

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HEALTHWATCH: Undo Your Tattoo

It's estimated more than 45 million Americans have tattoos. That's according to a survey by the US Food and Drug Administration. Some people show them off proudly, while others may have second thoughts once their tattoos are etched in their skin. So how can you undo your tattoo if you don't like it any longer?

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HEALTHWATCH: Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the US and also one of the most treatable. The key is early detection. ABC's Doctor Timothy Johnson explains women seem to have a head start.

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HEALTHWATCH: Hormone Replacement Therapy

New research is raising new concerns tonight for women who taken hormone replacement therapy. Scientists are confirming that the treatment comes with a significant breast-cancer risk.

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HEALTHWATCH: Birth Weight

There is more evidence tonight about the importance of nutrition in your child's health. It turns out birth weight may be a predictor of future development as a new study determined in a surprising way.

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