KYW Medical Reports

Doctor
August 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are many consulting groups that evaluate physicians and physician schedules and productivity. The time that your doctor spends with you is extremely important,...
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nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
August 16, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and it is found in people as they get older, especially if they are obese. According to a new report, being overweight...
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Prescription Medications
August 15, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One thing we are learning with the introduction and use of social media and healthcare is the fact that consistent contact with people regarding their personal health...
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endometrial cancer
August 14, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is called postmenopausal bleeding. This is bleeding that can occur after the change of life. Vaginal bleeding occurs normally on a regular menstrual cycle throughout...
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Bariatric surgery
August 13, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Over the past 10 years, bariatric surgery has gained in popularity. What was once considered a purely cosmetic procedure to allow people to lose weight has been found...
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Diabetes in Women
August 10, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- According to a new study, women with diabetes are at a slightly greater risk to develop cancer than men who have the condition. According to a study out of the...
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Prenatal Care
August 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Every day, approximately 800 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. The United States accounts for the highest maternal death rate in...
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 electronic medical records
August 08, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Medicine has become box click crazy. With the institution of electronic medical records in doctors offices around the country there is a tendency for those monitoring...
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sick at work
August 07, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is called "presenteeism." This is a fancy word that describes people coming into work despite being sick. It may be a part of our culture of working to the max or it...
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Nurses
August 06, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This is probably the case in all businesses, but in medicine I can tell you it is a definite reality. Staffing levels matter. There is a new study in the Western...
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