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  1. Healthwatch 16: Heart MurmursRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    We hope we've helped shed some light on various heart issues during Heart Month, which is February. We close it out with a closer look at heart murmurs.

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  2. Healthwatch 16: TAVR Heart ProcedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A heart problem that used to require open-heart surgery no longer does, and that has one man from Lackawanna County back at the bowling alley again. If you frequent Chacko's Family Bowling Center in Wilkes-Barre, you've probably seen Carmen Vinciguerra.

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  3. I-Team: City Councilor Calls For Change To Law That Allows Free Parking With Handicap PlacardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | CBS Local

    ... In One Day Since the City of Cambridge started offering mini-bonds Tuesday, they've sold more than $800,000. HealthWatch: Low-Carb Vs. Low-Fat? Probably Doesn't Matter Wondering whether you should go on a low-carb or low-fat diet? A new study finds ...

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  4. City Of Cambridge Sells Over $800,000 In Mini-Bonds In One DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | CBS Local

    City Of Cambridge Sells Over $800,000 In Mini-Bonds In One Day Since the City of Cambridge started offering mini-bonds Tuesday, they've sold more than $800,000. HealthWatch: Low-Carb Vs.

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  5. Call For Action: After Calls To Whirlpool, Man's Washing Machine FixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | CBS Local

    ... In One Day Since the City of Cambridge started offering mini-bonds Tuesday, they've sold more than $800,000. HealthWatch: Low-Carb Vs. Low-Fat? Probably Doesn't Matter Wondering whether you should go on a low-carb or low-fat diet? A new study finds ...

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  6. Nobody's Overlooking Donovan Mitchell AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | CBS Local

    HealthWatch: Low-Carb Vs. Low-Fat? Probably Doesn't Matter Wondering whether you should go on a low-carb or low-fat diet? A new study finds it probably doesn't matter.

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  7. Inspectors tell ambulance firm: Time to improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Braintree and Witham Times

    ... ting further information. "We also have been liaising with other external stakeholders such as commissioners and Healthwatch to ensure that the service is making the necessary changes to improve."

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  8. Healthwatch 16: Detecting AFibRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    We continue talking about your heart in Healthwatch 16, both because February is heart month and because so many doctors say that cardiac issues are a big problem in this area. George Hunter, 65, of Tafton, is a former firefighter and mill worker who has been exposed to a lot of smoke and asbestos.

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  9. HealthWatch: Drinking Soda May Impact FertilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | CBS Local

    ... for a masked man who viciously beat a convenience store clerk in an attack captured on video over the weekend. HealthWatch: Cleaning Products Could Cause Lung Damage In Women A new study finds that regularly using cleaning sprays or other cleaning ...

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  10. Mounting pressure on county budgets will affect the most vulnerable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Ely Standard

    ... authorities and NHS providers who have agreed to work together to find new solutions." However, local group Healthwatch has raised concerns over the suggested changes to the council's fairer contributions policy and it is urging people to contact ...

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  11. Healthwatch 16: Mako Robotic ArmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Robotics is a real buzz word in the medical field these days. There are lots of new advances when it comes to using robotic technology during surgery.

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  12. Bexleyheath town centre could become the first London Borough to implement smokefree zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | News Shopper

    ... Town Centre would be a smokefree zone from 8.30am until 6pm. Electronic cigarette devices would also be banned. Healthwatch is carrying out face to face surveys in the proposed pedestrianised zone on different days once a week for six weeks.

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  13. Healthwatch 16: Flu And Your HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    But a new study sheds light on who in particular needs to do everything they can to prevent getting the flu. We reported just a few weeks ago, from Geisinger's laboratory at the medical center near Danville, how much flu testing was going on.

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  14. Hospital merger to save 23 million but patient benefits are 'greater than cost savings'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Burton Mail

    ... organisations around productivity in theatres and lengths of stay. Earlier, in June 2017, it was announced at a Healthwatch meeting that the outline business case for the partnership of the organisations, with a recommendation to merge, was ...

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  15. Hospital to ask for help in paying off 'gaping jaws of PFI'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... in improving their position so that patients get the care they need." Alex Stewart, chief executive of watchdog Healthwatch, said: "Whilst there have been some benefits, PFI puts an intolerable strain on hospitals. If the money could be put back ...

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  16. Healthwatch 16: Treating Aneurysm with PulseRiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Each year in the United States, about 30,000 people will suffer a brain aneurysm rupture and about 40 percent of them will not survive it, according to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. A woman in Luzerne County says her sister survived a brain aneurysm which led to doctors being able to treat her with a new device.

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  17. Patient group to focus on Sandalwood place of safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | This is Wiltshire

    ... - has not yet been confirmed. A spokesman said: "Access to, and quality of mental health services topped the Healthwatch network list of health and social care priorities for the third year running. "We would encourage all local people to speak up ...

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  18. Healthwatch 16: Seasonal Affective DisorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    This is the time of year that the winter blues can set in: it's cold, it's dark, and suddenly many of us don't want to leave our houses. But Seasonal Affective Disorder is a real thing, and one expert talked with us about how it can be treated.

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  19. Young carers in Bolton share their stories and inspire new singleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | This Is Lancashire

    ... of young carers in Bolton with the help of a social care watchdog. Deborah Robinson, an engagement officer with Healthwatch, said: "It's not meant to be really obviously about what it's about. "So many carers have listened and gone 'Oh my God, ...

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  20. People in Dorset want better access to GPs: top priorities for 2018 revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... changes following the Dorset Clinical Services Review last year. Nationally, the top five priorities people want Healthwatch to investigate are mental health services, adult social care, service changes, hospital care and access to GP and dental ...

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