Healthwatch

  • HealthWatch: Body Image Issues in Kids

    HealthWatch: Body Image Issues in Kids

    July 23, 2014

    Many overweight kids don't seem to see themselves that way, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Dine to Support HIV/Aids Research

    Dine to Support HIV/Aids Research

    July 22, 2014

    On Tuesday you can join the fight against HIV/Aids by simply sitting down for a meal or grabbing a coffee.

    HealthWatch: Concussions vs. Privilege

    HealthWatch: Concussions vs. Privilege

    July 9, 2014

    Concerns about concussions are leading the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) to issue a new recommendation to it's doctors. They say in certain situations it's ok to breach patient confidentiality. Specifically, in cases of young athletes who have had a head injury.

    Golf Tournament to Battle Breast Cancer

    Golf Tournament to Battle Breast Cancer

    July 9, 2014

    This weekend you can tee it up to battle breast cancer. It's all part of the Tee It Up to Battle Breast Cancer Golf Tournament.

    HealthWatch: Hookah Smoking and Kids

    HealthWatch: Hookah Smoking and Kids

    July 7, 2014

    A new study in the journal Pediatrics shows hookah smoking is gaining popularity among high school seniors

    Where to Find Healthy Recipes

    Where to Find Healthy Recipes

    July 7, 2014

    Eating healthy can be a challenge between the planning and the cost, but there are several websites designed to make things a little easier.

    150 Firework-Related Injuries in Oregon

    150 Firework-Related Injuries in Oregon

    June 30, 2014

    Officials say Oregon averages about 150 firework-related injuries every single year. Last year, there was also a death in Oregon related to fireworks.

    Cooling Patients’ Bodies to Save Lives

    Cooling Patients' Bodies to Save Lives

    June 24, 2014

    Trials are currently underway in Pennsylvania to use "suspended animation" to help trauma victims. The process involves cooling a patient's body to slow blood flow and give doctors more time to save lives. Similar procedures are used at local hospitals to treat heart attacks.

    Alzheimer’s Awareness for “Longest Day”

    Alzheimer's Awareness for "Longest Day"

    June 20, 2014

    The longest day of the year is coming up and as it does, the Alzheimer's Association wants you to consider what any given day of the year is like for someone with the disease.

    Secondary Drowning

    Secondary Drowning

    June 11, 2014

    When we head out to the lake or the pool we know there is the risk of drowning, but there is another warning about secondary drowning.