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Healthwatch: Hear What You're Missing

Posted: 05/23/2007 - Loss of hearing can be so gradual that you may not even realize it's happening. Free hearing tests are being offered Friday at Meridian Speech and hearing Center.

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Healthwatch: FDA Warning

Posted: 04/11/2007 - The Food and Drug Administration is now warning of huge potential health risks with use of over-the-counter painkillers.

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Healthwatch: Fighting the Flu

Posted: 04/11/2007 - Many people think if you don't get your flu shot by Thanksgiving you'll be too late, but flu season has only just begun.

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Healthwatch: Hear What You're Missing

Posted: 04/11/2007 - The blast of a shotgun, repeated over time, can damage the hearing of a hunter or marksman, but hunters can protect their hearing.

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Healthwatch: National Midwifery Week

Posted: 04/11/2007 - A centuries-old health care profession has met modern technology, and apparently the mix is a winning combination for the patients.

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Posted: 04/11/2007 - It's one of the two most common types of surgeries in the U.S. Not only that but believe it or not you may even need it! What is it? Read on and find out.

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Healthwatch: Eating Right

Posted: 04/11/2007 - Research has shown that the best way to ward off heart disease is by watching your diet. Health care officials say it's easier than you think.

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Posted: 04/11/2007 - How do you know if you're having a heart attack? It might not be as easy to tell as you might think!

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Healthwatch: Patch vs. IV

Posted: 04/11/2007 - A new study indicates a high-tech pain patch may work as well as a traditional IV pump.

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Healthwatch: Fighting Seasonal Allergies

Posted: 04/11/2007 - Spring's in full bloom and so is allergy season, but there are some things you can do to alleviate the itchy eyes and sneezing.

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Healthwatch: Search for a Cure

Posted: 04/11/2007 - The passing of Ronald Reagan has once again launched Alzheimer's disease into the limelight as researchers continue to search for the cause and effective treatments.

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Healthwatch: Restricting Calories

Posted: 04/11/2007 - A low calorie diet has long been the most obvious way to lose weight, and now researchers at Washington University say cutting calories may actually help you live longer, too.

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Healthwatch: CPR and Students

Posted: 04/11/2007 - The importance of knowing how to perform CPR has been brought into the classroom. Students in Lauderdale County are learning it, thanks to Rush Hospital teaming up with the American Heart Association.

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Healthwatch: Reversing Paralysis?

Posted: 04/11/2007 - Researchers are developing a way to bypass spinal cord injuries to reconnect nerves to the brain. Will this restore movement in people with paralysis?

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Posted: 04/11/2007 - About 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States each year, but there is an alternative for some women.

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Posted: 04/11/2007 - It's known as the "sneak thief of sight," glaucoma that is. However, there's some good news; help is available!

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Healthwatch: Fighting Osteoporosis

Posted: 04/11/2007 - Known as the "silent disease", more than 44 million Americans have it or are at risk of developing it. Could you be at risk?

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Healthwatch: Smoking Report

Posted: 04/11/2007 - More than 46 million Americans smoke and health problems have been linked to it, since the first Surgeon General's report in 1964.

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