KYW Medical Reports

Grandparents appear to be coping with the stresses of parenting just as well as biological or adoptive parent caregivers.
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November 16, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is good news from the Children's Medical Center in Queens, New York. According to a study from the institution, grandparents appear to be coping with the stresses...
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There are a number of cases where an accidental shooting occurs and children are harmed.
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November 15, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gun safety in children is a major public health concern. One of the biggest problems occurs when a child travels to another child's home, and a gun is left unattended or...
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A new study has taken a closer look at the relationship between a traumatic injury in a parent and the impact on children.
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November 14, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study has taken a closer look at the relationship between a traumatic injury in a parent and the impact on children. According to the report in the American...
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There are other types of treatment for allergies apart from the needle.
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November 13, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are many people who suffer from allergies but never get treatment because they're afraid that they might have to have a needle. What they might not be aware of is...
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Symptoms of breast cancer in men.
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November 12, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Report s Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Most people are well aware that one out of eight women run the risk of developing breast cancer at some point in their lives. However, men can also can develop breast...
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did you know that in very rare cases a patient, perhaps one out of every thousand, actually wake up while undergoing surgery?
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November 09, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is a very strange phenomenon, but did you know that in very rare cases a patient, perhaps one out of every thousand, actually wake up while undergoing surgery? What’s...
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There is a benefit in doctors asking their patients whether or not they have experienced any domestic violence at home.
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November 08, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If we have learned anything from the #MeToo movement, it is that women are at risk, perhaps far greater risk than we previously thought, to be victims of violence. A...
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Weather can play a role in a chance of a heart attack, a study finds.
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November 07, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are certain times of the day and week that people are more likely to have a heart attack, for instance, Monday morning is a particularly tough time. Now, there is...
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One of the biggest goals for doctors who treat patients in the hospital is making certain that they go home and don't have to return quickly.
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November 06, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the biggest goals for doctors who treat patients in the hospital is making certain that they go home and don't have to return quickly. No one wants to return to...
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Lifestyle changes can make the biggest difference and can be a life saver when it comes to stroke.
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November 05, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is an argument as old as people, or at least as old as people understanding that we inherit certain traits from our parents. What is more important: genes or...
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