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KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. 

​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

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By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Turns out it wasn’t the happiest place on earth after all, or at least the accounting office for the cruise branch of Disney wasn’t for one male labor analyst.

He claims that his female...Read more

Type 2 diabetes.

KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. 

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor 

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We are seeing a growing number of people being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before they turn 40-years...Read more

By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Travel insurance company Squaremouth launched a secret contest where they gave $10,000 to the first customer who read all the way through the fine print.

All the person would have to do it...Read more

Porcupine.

KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. 

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is a strange concept, using poor porcupine quills to help surgeons patch up wounds.  

A...Read more

hemp leaves on wooden background, seeds, cannabis oil extracts in jars

By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) --Industrial hemp and marijuana are different varieties of the cannabis plant.

Marijuana is cultivated because of its production of the psychoactive plant chemical THC.

Industrial hemp...Read more

Food on table.

KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. 

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor  

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is well known that what we eat can contribute to our development of health conditions that can...Read more

Stomach pain.

KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. 

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the most painful experiences for a person is when they have to deal with passing a kidney stone...Read more

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We celebrate two holidays this upcoming week, Monday is Earth Day and Friday Arbor is Day, where we celebrate the importance of trees. Right here in Philadelphia we have a very important tree growing with quite a history behind it.

"The ‘Moon Tree’...Read more

(L to R) Shira Goodman, Serita Lewis, Jonathan Goldstein

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about guns as the country marks the 20th anniversary of the Columbine massacre and the 12th anniversary of the Virginia Tech mass shooting. In 2017,...Read more

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