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HealthWatch: The Keys To Portion Control

After years of getting bigger and bigger, some portion sizes are now shrinking and it’s becoming a trend across the food industry.

11/16/2010

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Survey: 1 In 10 Kids Has ADHD, Awareness Cited

A government survey says 1 in 10 U.S. children has ADHD, a sizable increase from a few years earlier that researchers think might be explained by growing awareness and better screening.

11/10/2010

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New Osteoporosis Treatment Could Help Fight Fractures

Osteoporosis is a silent disease that haunts millions of women, but a new treatment could dramatically change life for women suffering from it.

11/08/2010

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HealthWatch: Microchip Helps Blind Patients See

Surgeons can implant a tiny microchip behind the eye that performs the work of the retina, processing light and sending signals to the brain.

11/05/2010

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HealthWatch: Fish Oil And Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 70 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s – and as the population ages, that number will go up. Finding a cure to the disease has never been more important, but one prominent natural therapy may not actually be beneficial.

11/02/2010

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HealthWatch: Stroke Patients Rehab With Robotics

Krista Stanton had to put her career as an FBI agent on hold three years ago when a stroke paralyzed the left side of her body. Now she’s still facing major challenging, including things like opening a door.

10/28/2010

Mike Story lost his wife, Kelly, to breast cancer. Now, he's fighting through stage four breast cancer himself.

HealthWatch: One Family’s Brave Fight With Breast Cancer

Mike and Kelly Story’s life together, raising their daughter Carly, seemed like a dream – until Kelly was diagnosed with breast cancer at 46 years old.

10/27/2010

Autism

High-Tech MRIs May Lead To Early Autism Detection

There is promising news for families living with autistic children. Researchers at the University of Utah say they have found a better way to detect autism.

10/21/2010

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Study: End Sleepless Nights By Moving Around By Day

It’s one of the worst feelings in the world — lying awake in the middle of the night because you can’t fall asleep. Now we may know the secret for getting a good night’s rest.

10/18/2010

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Silent Heart Attack: Knowing The Subtle Symptoms

More than one million Americans have heart attacks each year, but many times, some of the most serious symptoms of an imminent attack go unnoticed.

10/15/2010

Lisa Mills

Pregnancy May Have Saved Mother Battling Breast Cancer

When Lisa Mills was just 30 years old and 29 weeks pregnant with her second child, she discovered something that would change her life forever. She found a lump in her breast.

10/15/2010

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HealthWatch: Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is notoriously difficult to diagnose. That’s because its symptoms mimic many other illnesses. And although a tick bite is a great clue of the diagnosis, most Lyme sufferers can’t remember ever being bitten.

10/14/2010

Jose Henriquez smiles after being rescued from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine (AP Photo/Alex Ibanez, Chilean Presidential Press Office)

Rescue Completed As Last Chilean Miner Emerges

The last of the Chilean miners, the foreman who held them together when they were feared lost, was raised from the depths of the earth Wednesday night completing the rescue.

10/13/2010

The OActive knee brace by BioniCare is combining the support of a brace with cartilage-repairing electrical stimulation to help arthritis sufferers avoid knee replacement surgery.

New Knee Brace Helps Arthritis Sufferers Avoid Surgery

A promising new treatment for knee pain is helping many patients avoid surgery. The high-tech brace is bring relief to arthritis patients.

10/13/2010

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HealthWatch: Don’t Pick At Your Acne!

NEW YORK (CBS 2) – For teens who suffer from acne, the quest for a clear complexion can be daunting. Many kids can’t help but squeeze and pick at their skin, but as CBS 2’s […]

10/08/2010

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