KYW Medical Reports

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December 28, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We are getting very close to the time when we make New Year’s resolutions if in fact we make them at all. It also means that we are about two weeks away from...
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December 27, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You probably have not heard of trimethylamine N-oxide, or TMAO — I know i haven’t heard of it. TMAO is a byproduct of red meat digestion and linked with increased...
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Doctor helps patient get a mammogram
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December 26, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has been common knowledge for decades that having children reduces the risk of breast cancer throughout your life. However, there a new study suggests this may...
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December 25, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For families who celebrate Christmas, there are few things as exciting as waking up and finding gifts that Santa Claus has left under the Christmas tree. For many...
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December 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Throughout this entire holiday season, there is a sense that everything is a bit more hectic and frantic than normal. Perception is probably reality because many of...
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December 21, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we approach the new year, there is no doubt that many of us are thinking about our New Year's resolutions. These usually center around losing weight, increasing...
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December 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The holiday season is a time of an increased risk of depression. The primary reason may be that this is the time of year when we have the least amount of sunshine...
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December 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that as we approach Christmas and New Year's, there are increased opportunities for celebration. There is also an increase in alcohol use by many...
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December 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Diversity is being recognized as a major issue in health care. Many medical schools, nursing schools and other training programs are considering diversity as they...
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Doctor helps patient get a mammogram
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December 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are certain women in their 30s who are at a greater risk for breast cancer. These are women with a personal history of breast cancer and with a family history...
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