KYW Medical Reports

Loneliness
June 29, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It isn't talked about much, but our emotions can have a huge impact on our heart health. For decades we have known about broken heart syndrome in which heartbreak...
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Sexual Harassment
June 28, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In the age of #MeToo movement, the question comes up about sexual harassment in medicine. According to a University of Michigan study, many are still running into...
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Hearing Loss
June 27, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is no doubt that hearing loss can be associated with brief exposure to extremely loud noise or consistent exposure to loud noise in the damaging range. That is...
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Cancer and exercise
June 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is not earth shattering news to talk about the benefits of exercise in the fight against heart disease, but a report from Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York...
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obesity
June 25, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We have targeted treatment for cancer. Now, a new report suggests we should have targeted treatment for obesity. According to a report which looked at 2,000 consumers,...
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Type 2 Diabetes
June 22, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One thing we have learned over the years is that as people get older and they gain weight, eating meals late at night can increase the risk factors for obesity and type...
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Nuts Heart Health
June 21, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you want to have a heart healthy snack, than consider eating some nuts. According to a study in the Journal Heart, which followed more than 60,000 people in Sweden...
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Pilates
June 20, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- I always tell my patients that it's important to get some exercise, but I must admit, I'm not always clear about what type of exercise I suggest. For a well-rounded...
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High Blood Pressure
June 19, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Do you have high blood pressure? You might be a bit confused if you have high blood pressure or not because the American Heart Association recently issued new...
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Managing Diabetes
June 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Have you been diagnosed with diabetes? There have been tremendous advances in the treatment of this condition, and we can avoid many of the long-term complications...
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