KYW Medical Reports

osteoarthritis
September 25, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the most important structures in our body is cartilage. It is not something we think of until we have a problem with it. Cartilage actually acts like a...
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Insomnia
September 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Stroke is not a problem we see that often in young people, but when we do there is usually a clear attempt to determine the cause. In many cases the use of stimulants...
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fantasy football
September 21, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the major concerns about fantasy football being linked with people putting money on the line is that it's yet another option for people to gamble, and for some...
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Lifestyle choices
September 20, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is a common lament among the physicians after they complete their rounds in the hospital. Many of the patients are there as a direct result of their own doing...
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workplace burnout
September 19, 2018 - 4:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Burnout is becoming an issue in many job settings. Let's face it, in an effort to maximize profits, many companies have downsized and are asking current employees to do...
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preventive medicine
September 18, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We live in the society where we have the ability to prescribe medications to treat common conditions. In addition, we are often able to prevent serious problems down...
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hypothyroidism
September 17, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Mona Lisa is such a famous painting that you probably can visualize it just thinking about it. That's a good thing, because if you are in your car just visualize it...
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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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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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