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HEALTHWATCH: New CPR Guidelines

The American Heart Association has issued new guidelines which say firm and rapid chest compressions are more important than mouth-to-mouth rescue efforts.

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HEALTHWATCH: Yoga

An alternative treatment for a frustrating medical condition. ABC's Doctor Timothy Johnson reports it could be good news for women in particular.

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HEALTHWATCH: Prescription Drug Abuse

There is news tonight about battling addiction to prescription drugs. The food and drug administration is considering a treatment that's a new approach to the problem.

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HEALTHWATCH: Health Care

The soaring cost of health care seems to be a problem with no end in sight. We often hear that a major cause is unnecessary testing ordered by doctors. Tonight a study finds evidence of medical testing on a large scale that raises important questions.

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HEALTHWATCH: Alzheimer's Disease

A change in the way we treat Alzheimer's Disease may come from a change in how we define it.

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HEALTHWATCH: What's Cancer?

Answering children's questions about cancer can be helpful for the child as well as the patient. Now there's a book that's doing just that.

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HEALTHWATCH: Dangerous Drug Combinations

Doctors often warn their patients about dangerous drug combinations. Tonight, researchers have hopeful news about two widely-used kinds of drugs that have previously been considered a bad mix.

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HEALTHWATCH: Spiritual Healing

A new study finds one way to keep senior citizens moving may be to mobilize their Faith. African-American women are among the most religious people in the United States.

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HEALTHWATCH: Flu Shots

New research suggests flu shots may be working in a way you didn't suspect. When expectant mothers get the shots, they could be protecting more than just themselves.

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HEALTHWATCH: Anorexia Treatments

Anorexia is a mysterious disease that has defied efforts to unravel it. The latest attempt comes from researchers who compared the effectiveness of rival treatments.

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