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5:00 Healthwatch: November 22, 2011

We know a lot about the freshman 15, those extra pounds that students put on once they enter college, but experts say, many young people are heavy well before they step foot on campus. That can be done to keep them healthy.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 21, 2011

Thanksgiving is just days away and families are already beginning to gather. That usually means lots of food and fun, but all that holiday cheer could turn to holiday chaos, if the goodies on your table aren't cooked properly.

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6:00 Healthwatch: November 21, 2011

Is 90 the new 85? Government figures say Americans over the age of 90 are the fastest-growing segment of our elder population. In 1980, there were 720,000 people the US 90 or older. By last year, that number was 1.9-million and growing.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 16, 2011

Adopting a healthy lifestyle is not only good for our bodies, but also good for our brains. In tonight's Health Watch, Cheryl Castro tells us what we can do to help keep our brains feeling young.

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6:00 Healthwatch: November 16, 2011

Antibiotics are effective in fighting bacteria, but they don't work for viruses such as cold or respiratory infections. Taking antibiotics for the wrong reason can do more harm than good for you and your child.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 15, 2011

In tonight's Health Watch, we have good news about "good" cholesterol. That's right, there's a kind of cholesterol that's actually good for you and now there's a possible way to get more of it.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 14, 2011

It's no secret that drinking a lot of sugary beverages can pack on the pounds. Now a study finds these drinks can also pose a health risk for women. Shelby Lin has tonight's Health Watch.

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6:00 Healthwatch: November 14, 2011

A new study is being considered a landmark finding about the treatment of heart disease. For the first time, researchers have shown that patients' heart function can be improved using their own stem cells.

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5:00 Healthwatch: November 10, 2011

There's really not a better way to inspire future surgeons than letting school kids learn & play with medical robots. The very same ones that real surgeons use even.

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6:00 Healthwatch: November 10, 2011

In our Health Watch tonight, medical care, and more specifically where you go to get it. While details still aren't set in stone, Wal-Mart has indicated that more medical services may be coming to a store near you.

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