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  • Healthwatch: Edge races

    Wednesday, Oct 22 at 4:09 PM

    In this month's Healthwatch: How a local nursing school would love for you to join their efforts to help its students.

  • Healthwatch: Recovery Month

    Recent studies show that nearly one-out-of-four Americans, aged 12 and older, have had an experience with alcohol or illicit drugs.

  • Healthwatch: Processed foods

    There were very few heart attacks in this country, until companies started making processed meats and other foods, for our convenience. HOI19's Eric Greene tells us about an effort to change that in this month's Healthwatch.

  • Healthwatch: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

    Arthritis is something we associate with adults -- stiff joints, redness, a lack of mobility, inflammation.

  • Healthwatch: Summer pool safety

    It takes precious few seconds -- maybe only two seconds -- for a child to disappear under water and drown.

  • Healthwatch: Dummies for nursing

    Life and death is on the line every second of every day hospital, but the odds of surviving have improved due to new training facilities and techniques. In this month's healthwatch, a look at how nursing students at Methodist College in Peoria are getting hands on training with high tech patients.

  • Healthwatch: Sleep Apnea

    Do you wake up tired and in a fog on a daily basis? You may be living with sleep apnea.

  • Healthwatch: Exercising Safely

    With spring finally making its way to the central Illinois, many people are now venturing outside once again to get some exercise.

  • Healthwatch: Stroke detection

    Speed is of the essence if you see someone in the early stages of a stroke, but how can you recognize the signs?

  • Healthwatch: Joint replacement

    The decision to have a hip or knee replacement is a big one, but where you have that procedure can be just as important.