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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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Healthwatch: Eyeing Surgery

Posted: 04/11/2007 - While vision correction surgery doesn't address the problems caused by aging, it's making a difference in the quality of life for many people.

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Healthwatch: Weighing Diet Trends

Posted: 04/11/2007 - As many as half of all Americans are said to be curbing their carbohydrates, but which is better, low carbs or low fat?

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Healthwatch: Vaccine Study

Posted: 04/11/2007 - One of the nation's leading scientific institutions has come out with its most conclusive finding yet that there is no scientific evidence that childhood vaccines cause autism.

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Posted: 04/11/2007 - Home health care service is good for the recipients, and officials say they also get something in return.

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Heathwatch: Fighting Allergies

Posted: 04/11/2007 - It's peak season for hay fever. Some 35 million Americans may want to limit the time they spend outdoors.

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Posted: 04/11/2007 - We often hear of the need for blood donations. This is now also the case. However, that raises the question, is it really safe to donate or blood or receive a transfusion? Here's the answer.

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Healthwatch: Hear What You're Missing

Posted: 04/11/2007 - As students prepare to head back to school, there are concerns that some might already have a disadvantage. According to healthcare officials, many students can't make the grade because they can't hear properly.

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