KYW Medical Reports

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January 22, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — I am always trying to provide you with the best information regarding ways to improve your diet for better health. There are consistent points mentioned all the time...
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January 21, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Whether we want to admit it or not, we live in a society — in fact, we live in a world — where active shooter events can occur at any place and at any time. Data on...
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Cigarettes
January 18, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What do cardiologists believe is the greatest risk for heart disease? It's quite simple. Cigarette smoking can lead to clogged blood vessels, and when the blood...
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January 17, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When you look at it closely, the numbers are quite concerning: Anorexia nervosa affects one out of every 100 women, and teens and young adults are the most...
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January 16, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mountain biking is growing in popularity, and with our milder winters, it has become more than a summer sport. But there is a frustrating health issue a significant...
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January 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bacterial resistance is a growing concern for communities and hospital settings. Because they are used far too often, the bacteria are mutating in such a way that...
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January 12, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 10 different recent studies have focused on the role music has on the development in children. They found music for preemies can improve their feeding...
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January 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid gland, is a relatively common problem. The first step to feeling better is getting it diagnosed, because if you have...
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Signs in the window of the Smoke Depot advertise electronic cigarettes and pods by Juul, the nation's largest maker of e-cigarette products, on September 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
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January 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The popularity of e-cigarettes has spurred what the surgeon general calls a major health issue: Teens are turning to nicotine due to a new packaging system. Many are...
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January 08, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Should you be your child’s friend? It's important as a parent to be a friend. It's important to be able to provide concern, love and nurturing support, but at the...
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