KYW Medical Reports

Statins
May 29, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Over the years, Niacin has received a great deal of attention because of its so called heart disease prevention capabilities. However, a number of reports have shown...
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Drinking and driving
May 28, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Memorial Day is a great opportunity for families to get together and to enjoy the beginning of the summer. Of course, the major reason we have the holiday is to...
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Antibiotics
May 25, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are many, including me, who believe we are too reliant on the use of antibiotics, and as a result are creating mutant bacterial strains that are extremely...
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Fear-related anxiety
May 24, 2018 - 4:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Stress is not always a bad thing, but sometimes it can can get out of control and lead to anxiety. This can take years from your life. Now a study has been designed to...
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Family Health
May 23, 2018 - 4:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you want to improve your health, numerous studies have shown it is better to be married, especially if you are a male. But the health benefits of family life don’t...
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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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