KYW Medical Reports

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May 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We know that obesity is associated with any increased risk of cardiovascular disease as well as an increased risk of colon cancer. The traditional way that...
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Depression.
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May 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Suicide is becoming a growing problem in the adolescent population and researchers are trying to look at the reasons why. But there is another disturbing...
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May 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you are scheduling an appointment with your doctor, it may be best to do it in the morning, especially if it is your family physician or pediatrician...
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Grilling food.
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May 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For many, Memorial Day is one of the happiest days of the year because it is the unofficial start of the summer. But there are some important health tips...
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e-cigarette.
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May 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There’s more disturbing news about e-cigarettes. A large number of people do not understand that e cigarettes are terribly harmful, just like...
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May 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bad news for consumers of health related products. According to a new study, the price of more than 500 drugs increased at the beginning of 2019...
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May 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did you play with Pokémon as a child or did your children play with Pokémon. According to a new study from Stanford University, the Pokémon phenomenon...
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May 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A good deal of work is being done in Germany focusing on the relationship between sleep deprivation, work-related stress and the development of...
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May 20, 2019 - 10:42 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that negative emotions can impact our health. But just how damaging can certain emotions be and how can we measure the impact?...
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May 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All you have to do is travel into Philadelphia, New York, Washington or any of our major cities to realize that the popularity of electric scooters is...
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