KYW Medical Reports

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June 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Journal of the American Medical Association often contains articles that look at the finances of medicine. Perhaps one of their most concerning reports...
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Insomnia.
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June 04, 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 years, scientists have been looking at a very interesting phenomenon — a link between insomnia and an increased risk of stroke. This line of...
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Strawberries.
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June 03, 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 have not made many major breakthroughs in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. However, we are spending a great deal of time and research in our...
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Fruit juices.
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May 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This is bad news for people who like to drink sugary beverages. According to a new study, people who consume more of their daily calories from sugary...
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BMI.
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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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Tired doctor.
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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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Driving.
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May 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Traveling by car can be quite difficult for a person with arthritis as the focus of the entire trip can be the thought of pain and discomfort ahead. But...
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May 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Domestic violence is far too common among adults, and women are often the victims. One of the best developments in the past decade has been raising...
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