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Baby talk tends to sound silly and maybe even annoying to those who hear it. However, a new study has shown it can help infants learn to speak regardless of the language being spoken.

Join us today as we discuss the benefits of baby talk, the role nutrition plays in weight loss and how to know the time is right to get a mastectomy. 

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Chances are if you broke a bone in your body, you're not at risk of breaking that same bone again in the same way you did before-unless you're a professional athlete. Today we look at how constant injuries and the threat of them affects the psyche of athletes.

Also coming up, is it smarter to skip the dentist and order products for your teeth online? Finally get a look at the popular dieting fads and trends of the 21st century.

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There is new evidence suggesting that breakfast may not be "the most important meal of the day," as was previously held to be conventional wisdom. And, The Biggest Loser has been under scrutiny since it was discovered some contestants had trouble keeping off the weight they lost on the show. This hour, two former contestants share how they have been able to keep the weight off. Also, depression is commonly treated with antidepressants, but there may be other natural, alternative solutions to help. 

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New research about metabolism after weight loss may help explain why some struggle to keep the weight they have lost off. And, what the history of germs and our relationship with germs is, including what the best practices are to prevent diseases. 

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As health care costs increase, more and more employers are doing their best to trim those expenses wherever they can. 

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A new study finds that most people who experience chest pain do not need to be admitted to the hospital. Coming up on Wellness Wednesday: understanding chest pains and how moving snacks to a hard-to-reach location can lead to weight loss. 

11:00 New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than a third of Americans are obese. On this hour, we'll give you helps for nutrition and healthy living. Guest

  • Dr. Neal Barnard (clinical researcher and author)

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Kickstarting Your Nutrition and Health

Oct 12, 2012

10:00 New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than a third of Americans are obese. On this hour, we'll give you helps for nutrition and healthy living. Guest

  • Dr. Neal Barnard (clinical researcher and author)

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11:00 Have you ever considered a vegan diet? Dr. Neal Barnard suggest that everyone try it, and his new books will tell you just how to kickstart a new diet to hit your weight loss goals. Guest

  • Dr. Neal Barnard (MD, clinical researcher and author)

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11:00 Over 65 percent of Americans are overweight or obese, and that number is continually rising. One doctor has created an easy program to help you live longer, reduce your need for medications, improve your overall health and enable you to lose weight. On this hour of "All Sides," Dr. Joel Fuhrman will discuss his steps for success. Guest

11:00 One of the most popular New Year's Resolutions is the choice to get fit, be healthy or lose weight. Unfortunately, many people lose the drive after a few weeks... However, new applications are available to help keep you on track! Then, the Consumer Electronics Show is in Las Vegas. What are the hottest gadgets to show off this new year? Guests

11:00 On this hour of "All Sides," we'll focus on a new diet plan that has three simple steps. But the question is, are these three steps enough to make a difference in your weight? Guest

  • Dr. Joel Fuhrman (Research Director of the Nutritional Research Project)

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10:00 The Mayo Clinic Diet is a new science-based weight loss plan that emphasizes lifelong healthy habits. Join us on this hour of "All Sides" to discuss its requirements and benefits. Guest