KYW Medical Reports

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February 22, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We hear a great deal of concerns raised about social media and the potential dangers. But psychiatrists and psychologists see an advantage as well. Access...
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February 21, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is growing concern that the use of electronic cigarettes is increasing among adults, with many thinking they are safe. The reality is that the...
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February 20, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Do you find that you frequently lose your train of thought? A report in the journal Neurobiology of Aging suggests that if this happens quite a bit, you...
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February 19, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two-thirds of people with dementia are women. For many years, it was thought that women live longer and thus were more prone to having dementia. Certainly...
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February 18, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It seems that every time there is a major holiday or celebration, there are several news stories regarding ways to cure hangovers. Hangover symptoms occur...
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February 15, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pain is bad for sleep. When we are in pain, we get less quality sleep. Pain can wake someone up from a deep sleep, and in many cases it doesn't allow the...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hopefully you have received a gift or are preparing to purchase a gift for your special valentine — or at the very least buying a gift for yourself. This...
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LimeBike scooters for rent on the corner of F Street and Front Street in downtown San Diego on March 1, 2018.
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February 13, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Electric scooters are gaining in popularity, but according to emergency room physicians from around the country, they are leading to an increased number of...
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February 12, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you have children between the ages of 2 and 5, the odds are pretty high that they are spending a lot of time watching TV or interacting with computer...
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February 11, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In today’s health care environment, there are many ways to see physicians and get care. In fact, with the loosening of laws and the shortage of primary...
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