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July 22, 2019 - 2:59 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Survivors of the battlefield aren't the only ones at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder. If you suffer from a major health event, you could...
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Flashpoint
July 21, 2019 - 5:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the hottest headlines of the summer. From gun violence, to racist Facebook posts by Philadelphia Police, to state lawmakers undermining the power of the Philadelphia DA's office- there has...
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July 20, 2019 - 10:22 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The human microbiome is a collection of microbes that colonize the surfaces lining our skin and other organs. The more we learn about the microbiome,...
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Bridget Orchard
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1-On-1 with Matt Leon
July 19, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bridget Orchard has enjoyed a ton of success as a collegiate softball coach. She's currently the head coach at Villanova University and in 2020 she should surpass the 800 win plateau for her career. Orchard played her college softball at Villanova and once she...
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July 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The link between cigarette smoking and lung disease is well known, but many people are unaware about the dramatic impact on the heart and...
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Seger Park Dog Owners Association is promoting puppy plogging.
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July 17, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Rasa Kaye The Seger Park Dog Run in Philadelphia's Washington Square West neighborhood is a treasure for the community's dog families. Meticulously maintained by a well-organized volunteer association, it's the home of pup-friendly seasonal events such as Howl-o-ween and Santa Paws and currently...
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Dreamstime
July 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Regular exercise is good for your overall health and has a positive impact on the heart, but now there is new research that supports the fact it is...
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Beer.
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July 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We talk about the link between tobacco and cancer on a regular basis, but we should also be talking about the link between alcohol and cancer. In fact...
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Doctor and patient.
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July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is called prediabetes, and it’s a diagnosis where a person is heading on the path to diabetes with an elevation of the fasting blood sugar. It is...
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Flashpoint
July 14, 2019 - 8:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about hit-and-runs accidents in the Philadelphia region. Roughly 10% of all motor vehicle fatalities are hit-and-runs, with the City of Philadelphia receiving...
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