Health

Woman wearing cozy warm wool socks close up. Warmth concept. Winter clothes
ChesiireCat / Getty Images
June 30, 2019 - 4:29 pm
By Jacqueline Howard (CNN) -- When winding down you might enjoy sipping a beverage before bedtime, but are there any drinks that could be particularly helpful or harmful for quality sleep? It turns out that experts advise to avoid certain beverages before bedtime -- whereas the research on...
Read More
Prescription medication
Darwin Brandis / iStock / Getty Images Plus
Paul Kurtz
June 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report underlines what most of us already know: prescription drug prices continue to skyrocket. People are being forced to make tough decisions. The AARP's Public Policy Institute focused on the cost of specialty drugs for treatment of such ailments as...
Read More
Hahnemann University Hospital
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 28, 2019 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia is seeking an injunction to prevent Hahnemann University Hospital from closing without notice. The city filed a motion to join Drexel University's lawsuit against Hahnemann's owners — American Academic Health Systems and its CEO, Joel Freedman...
Read More
Karen Flaherty-Oxler
Philadelphia VA Medical Center/Facebook
Paul Kurtz
June 28, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While employees of Hahnemann University Hospital face an uncertain future, another major medical provider in Philadelphia is offering a lifeline. Karen Flaherty-Oxler, the new director of the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, said Hahnemann is a cornerstone for health...
Read More
Someone dressed as "Uncle Pennybags" from the board game Monopoly marched with the Hahnemann University Hospital employees.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 28, 2019 - 1:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Hahnemann employees and patients wait to find out what’s next in the effort to keep the hospital open, the nurse’s union led a march to the CEO's home near Rittenhouse Square. One of the chants from the dozens who marched from the park to an address connected to...
Read More
Hahnemann University Hospital
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
Steve Tawa
June 27, 2019 - 2:55 pm
For the latest, read " Hahnemann University Hospital employees march to CEO's home in protest ." ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine has ordered Hahnemann University Hospital and its owners to cease and desist plans to close the hospital, as of Thursday...
Read More
Ultra-Lite Day and Night Play Yards accessory
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Dan Majka
June 27, 2019 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fisher-Price is recalling another sleeper accessory after reports of potential infant fatalities, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission . The inclined sleeper accessory is being recalled, which is included with the Ultra-Lite Day and Night Play...
Read More
Hahnemann University Hospital rally
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
June 27, 2019 - 7:39 am
UPDATED: 3:15 p.m. Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect that the state has ordered Hahnemann to cease and desist plans to close the hospital, as of Thursday afternoon. To read more, click here . ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of nurses, union members and lawmakers...
Read More
Inspire logo resized
June 07, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Join KYW Newsradio's Rasa Kaye at a free community education event held at KYW Newsradio's Broadcast Center. This event is for listeners that are struggling with sleep apnea and CPAP masks/machines. Dr. Maurits Boon and Dr. Colin Huntley of Jefferson University Health will deliver a presentation...
Read More
Hahnemann University Hospital
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
June 26, 2019 - 8:24 am
See the latest on the Hahnemann University Hospital closure . UPDATED: 5:40 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — American Academic Health System (AAHS), the parent company of Hahnemann University Hospital, announced Wednesday morning that it will close the hospital — a Philadelphia institution...
Read More

Pages