KYW Medical Reports

elimination diet
September 14, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Has anyone ever mentioned the term elimination diets to you? So-called elimination diets can be helpful in conditions such as food allergies, food sensitivities, and...
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Bladder Problem
September 13, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is somewhat embarrassing to talk about, but necessary. Bladder problems are common in men. Most involve urination, such as having trouble urinating or urinating too...
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anxiety
September 12, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Anxiety can have a negative impact on our lives, but a little bit of anxiety is a good thing. It can inspire you to prepare thoroughly for a trip or practice a speech a...
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childhood obesity
September 11, 2018 - 1:09 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Over the past ten years, few medical issues have been studied more thoroughly than obesity. A great deal of the research has been focused on children and obesity. What...
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Hormones
September 10, 2018 - 1:03 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the ways that the cells is our body communicate with each other is through hormones. Hormones are produced throughout the body by the endocrine system and do...
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Back to School Sleep Routine
August 31, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We are getting close to the end of the summer and, for many, the beginning of the school year. This can be at time of tremendous adjustment, not only for students but...
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Weight Gain
August 30, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is common knowledge that smokers often gain weight when they kick the habit. One of the reasons why exercises are stressed for those who are trying to stop smoking...
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Doctor Nurse Patient
August 29, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is an interesting article published in a nursing journal in which nurses provide advice to physicians for better communication with their patients. Most people...
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Hypnosis
August 28, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Physicians and medical organizations are scrambling. They are doing all that they can to try to reduce the use of opioid medication. All sorts of non-opioid methods are...
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Traumatic brain injury
August 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is disturbing news in the Journal of the American Medical Association. According to a new study, traumatic brain injury has been linked to a higher risk of...
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