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5:00 Healthwatch: December 1, 2011

An extremely disturbing fact has surfaced, foster kids may be severely over-medicated with psychotropic drugs and it's possible that it's just because adults, and doctors, don't know what else to do with them.

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6:00 Healthwatch: December 1, 2011

Nearly 30 million people have died of Aids since the disease was first discovered in 1981. Millions are still infected, and living with the illness. Today marks World Aids Day, where countries across the globe recommit to
trying to end Aids.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 30, 2011

Sometimes people with high cholesterol need to take drugs called Statins. Today a popular Statin and one of the best selling drugs ever goes generic.

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6:00 Healthwatch: November 30, 2011

Could there be poison in your apple juice? The debate goes on over whether fruit juice is safe. New evidence reveals what you might not want to hear.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 29, 2011

For tonight's Health Watch, we want you to meet Ashley Smith, a young woman who has Paranoid Schizophrenia, but Ashley is determined not to let the mental illness stop her from achieving her goals in life.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 28, 2011

Many of us tend to use the holiday season as an excuse to over-eat and over-drink. For some people, that excess alcohol could have serious consequences. For tonight's Health Watch, Doctor Timothy Johnson has a timely and heart-healthy warning.

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6:00 Healthwatch: November 28, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommended vaccine schedule for children does not call for a Chickenpox vaccination until a child is a year old. However, those younger than that reap the benefits from older kids who are vaccinated.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy family and good food. As we relish this meal and others throughout the holiday season it's important to remember to keep up our good habits as we enjoy our treats.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 23, 2011

One of the busiest travel periods of the year happens to coincide with prime time for colds and flu. How can you and your family stay happy and healthy, even when you're crammed inside a plane with sniffling, sneezing passengers?

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6:00 Healthwatch: November 23, 2011

Most of us leave our diets at the doorstep when we go for that traditional turkey dinner, but there are some helpful hints to keep all of those calories from sticking around.

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