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Mike DeNardo
September 14, 2018 - 12:38 pm
UPDATED: 1:50 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You may not realize it, but some dishes at chain restaurants may pack more than a day's recommended sodium content. The city of Philadelphia wants you to be aware of that. Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill on Friday requiring chain restaurants to put a...
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Bob Evans Farms, Inc., is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products
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September 14, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday that Bob Evans Farms, Inc., is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products that may be contaminated with pieces of clear, hard plastic. The recalled...
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Dan Wing
September 14, 2018 - 8:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Perkiomen High School is set to reopen Monday now that officials believe they have a mold situation under control. School officials and a mold expert gave parents an update at a school board meeting Thursday night, saying the mold issue, which closed the school...
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elimination diet
September 14, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Has anyone ever mentioned the term elimination diets to you? So-called elimination diets can be helpful in conditions such as food allergies, food sensitivities, and...
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The new Apple Watch 4 is on display at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Cupertino, Calif.
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September 13, 2018 - 3:51 pm
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device. In its fourth incarnation, called Series 4 and due out later this month, the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-...
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This dummy is part of a simulation that teaches medical professionals how to find and treat sepsis.
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Justin Udo
September 13, 2018 - 2:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some medical professionals are using "escape room" games to learn how to identify and treat sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals. Sepsis is the body's life-threatening reaction to an infection. "That can lead to organ damage, and even death," said Dr...
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Bladder Problem
September 13, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is somewhat embarrassing to talk about, but necessary. Bladder problems are common in men. Most involve urination, such as having trouble urinating or urinating too...
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anxiety
September 12, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Anxiety can have a negative impact on our lives, but a little bit of anxiety is a good thing. It can inspire you to prepare thoroughly for a trip or practice a speech a...
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This March 1, 2018 file photo shows a display of various models of semi-automatic rifles at a store in Pennsylvania.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic
September 11, 2018 - 1:11 pm
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using non-automatic weapons, although chances of dying if hit in either type of assault are the same, a new analysis shows. Researchers examined FBI data on...
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childhood obesity
September 11, 2018 - 1:09 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Over the past ten years, few medical issues have been studied more thoroughly than obesity. A great deal of the research has been focused on children and obesity. What...
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