KYW Medical Reports

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November 23, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Physicians and medical organizations are taking a very serious look at the role that physicians and health care providers have played in the opioid epidemic. Some of...
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November 22, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When it comes to injuries and visits to the physician for musculoskeletal problems, there is often an expectation that medication or some sort of surgical procedure...
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November 21, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to research from the University of Vermont, trauma experienced in childhood can be psychologically carried into adulthood. The effects can range from small...
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November 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It would seem that a study would not be necessary to find this out, but according to a new report, when physicians communicate with patients and discuss procedures...
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November 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Few people would argue that nurses are tremendous caregivers, but according to a new report, nurses do a terrible job, by and large, at taking care of themselves. As...
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Grandparents appear to be coping with the stresses of parenting just as well as biological or adoptive parent caregivers.
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November 16, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is good news from the Children's Medical Center in Queens, New York. According to a study from the institution, grandparents appear to be coping with the stresses...
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There are a number of cases where an accidental shooting occurs and children are harmed.
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November 15, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gun safety in children is a major public health concern. One of the biggest problems occurs when a child travels to another child's home, and a gun is left unattended or...
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A new study has taken a closer look at the relationship between a traumatic injury in a parent and the impact on children.
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November 14, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study has taken a closer look at the relationship between a traumatic injury in a parent and the impact on children. According to the report in the American...
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There are other types of treatment for allergies apart from the needle.
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November 13, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are many people who suffer from allergies but never get treatment because they're afraid that they might have to have a needle. What they might not be aware of is...
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Symptoms of breast cancer in men.
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November 12, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Report s Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Most people are well aware that one out of eight women run the risk of developing breast cancer at some point in their lives. However, men can also can develop breast...
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