KYW Medical Reports

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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palliative care
May 08, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is called palliative care. When someone is suffering from a complex illness and the prognosis is poor and it is often helpful to have care provided by someone who...
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Bell's Palsy
May 07, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- You may have heard of Bell's palsy. When someone suffers from Bell's palsy they can wake up one day and they've lost their ability to close their eyes even smile. It can...
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smart watch monitoring heart rate
May 04, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Wearable medical devices are growing in popularity. Many of us wear watches that can check our heart rate, number of steps and even blood pressure. But...
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Medical Journal
May 03, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the primary roles of a good medical journal is for doctors to share ideas. Most of the time the ideas come in the form of studies the research that...
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Blood Pressure
May 02, 2018 - 3:10 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Those of us who practice medicine love being certain; certain of facts, certain of statistics and certain of the future. Unfortunately, little in health...
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May 01, 2018 - 8:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to a report at the American College of Physicians annual meeting, pharmacists should be encouraged to be a major part of the medical team –especially in the...
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