KYW Medical Reports

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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Weight Loss
August 03, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Is it better to lose weight over along period of time or quickly? The best study to look at this can be found in the journal the Lancet, in which over 200 Australian...
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Antibiotics
August 02, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We have been using antibiotics to fight illness since the middle of the 20th century. But with consistent use over time the bacteria that the antibiotics held in check...
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Alcohol Consumption health effects
August 01, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Every now and then there is a study which supports the use of moderate amounts of alcohol for positive health effects, but there is also a great deal of information...
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