Healthwatch

  • HealthWatch: Vaccinations in Children

    HealthWatch: Vaccinations in Children

    January 30, 2015

    With the recent outbreak of the Measles in Disneyland, many parents are concerned about vaccinations in children who attend the same school as their own. One California dad has asked his sons school district to consider keeping non-vaccinated students from going to school.

    HealthWatch: Diet Guide

    HealthWatch: Diet Guide

    January 30, 2015

    Experts have five easy steps to improve your diet.

    HEALTHWATCH: Football and Brain Function

    HEALTHWATCH: Football and Brain Function

    January 30, 2015

    A new study is looking at the relationship between the exposure to repeated head impacts in tackle football, prior to age 12, and brain function.

    HealthWatch: Neuroma

    HealthWatch: Neuroma

    January 29, 2015

    A neuroma is a nerve problem in the foot. It can become pinched in a one-time situation, like wearing a pair of shoes that are too tight, or from a trauma to the foot. They can happen slowly over time from repeated use or stress.

    HealthWatch: Mood Swings

    HealthWatch: Mood Swings

    January 28, 2015

    Doctors say there are two ways to control mood swings in people with diabetes. The first is blood sugar control. The second is getting emotional support needed.

    HealthWatch: Diabetes and Mood

    HealthWatch: Diabetes and Mood

    January 28, 2015

    Diabetes patients can have mood swings for many reasons. It could be anything from blood sugar fluctuations to the psychological stress of having the disease.

    HEALTHWATCH: Men and Selfies

    HEALTHWATCH: Men and Selfies

    January 28, 2015

    A new study is not painting a pretty picture for men who post a lot of selfies on social media.

    Healthwatch: Low Testosterone Therapy

    Healthwatch: Low Testosterone Therapy

    January 27, 2015

    Low testosterone therapy could have heart benefits

    HealthWatch: Fighting Obesity with Sleep

    HealthWatch: Fighting Obesity with Sleep

    January 27, 2015

    A new study pin points one of the likely factors in the current child obesity epidemic.

    Oregon is a Concern for Measles Outbreak

    Oregon is a Concern for Measles Outbreak

    January 26, 2015

    ABC's Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser said he is concerned about Oregon as the measles outbreak continues.