KYW Medical Reports

Alzheimer's Disease
May 22, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Alzheimer's disease affects more than five million people in the United States, and many believe that detecting Alzheimer’s disease early could help delay symptoms...
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Women Dieting
May 21, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With so much concern over hormones, there has been a great deal of controversy about treatments for menopause, and many people are concerned about ways to reduce some...
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PMS and Alcohol
May 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- According to new report from the American Journal of Epidemiology, alcohol consumption among women is associated with any increased risk of PMS. The report is based on...
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Opioids
May 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is a critical problem with opioid addiction in the United States. According to a new report looking at data from the national cause of death file, synthetic...
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Diabetic Diet
May 16, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the best ways to treat diabetes is to provide patients with a consistent and healthy diet. But healthy diets can be quite expensive. A new program at Geisinger...
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Nurse with female patient
May 15, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Victims of sexual assault find themselves traumatized, vulnerable, anxious and, according to a new study, quite scared to trust anyone, even if help is being provided...
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Medicare
May 14, 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 ways the government tries to save money when it comes to providing healthcare for the general public is to deny payments to hospitals for when care is...
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Bullying
May 11, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The impact of bullying on teenagers cannot be talked about enough. Bullying during these formative years can lead to anxiety and have a dramatic impact on young adults...
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Ovarian Cancer
May 10, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Ovarian cancer is one of the most severe forms of gynecologic cancer. Sadly, it is often diagnosed when little can be done and the cancer has moved throughout the body...
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Emergency Room generic
May 09, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the biggest advantages of primary care -- care provided by family physicians or pediatricians and general practitioners -- is the fact that careful follow-up not...
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