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5:00 Healthwatch: October 20, 2011

College students are in full swing with their school year and one of the essential school supplies for many will be Adderall. Adderall is a prescription drug, often taken illicitly to help them study.

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6:00 Healthwatch: October 20, 2011

A new report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that antidepressant use among all ages in the United States has increased whopping 400 percent.

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5:00 Healthwatch: October 19, 2011

We know them as Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa and Effexor. These are just some of the antidepressants on the market today. Their use has been growing steadily over the years.

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5:00 Healthwatch: October 18, 2011

For the past several years, some smart pooches have been present in classrooms across the country, but this isn't show 'n tell. These animals have a much more serious job.

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5:00 Healthwatch: October 17, 2011

ADHD affects about 8% of young people in the USA. In tonight's Health Watch, Paul Chambers has new information to help parents stay up to date on the condition.

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6:00 Healthwatch: October 17, 2011

Babies who are born unusually small have a higher risk of developing an Autism Spectrum Disorder later in life. That's coming from a new study in the journal pediatrics.

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5:00 Healthwatch: October 14, 2011

In tonight's Health Watch, once again we turn to obesity and how to fight it. Two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese. With the findings of a major new study, here's Dr. Timothy Johnson.

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5:00 Healthwatch: October 13, 2011

Chances are your child's booster seat is not doing its job. The seats are designed to lift kids aged 4 to 8 so that seatbelts fit them properly and can help save children's lives in car crashes, but a new study found that more than half don't work as they should.

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5:00 Healthwatch: October 12, 2011

What you eat can work against how you're born. A new study finds eating the right food can override a natural risk someone may carry for heart attack.

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5:00 Healthwatch: October 11, 2011

It's a word consumers hear all the time, Organic. Sometimes, but not always, that means "more expensive". But what exactly does it mean to eat organic produce?

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