KYW Medical Reports

Lifestyle choices
September 20, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is a common lament among the physicians after they complete their rounds in the hospital. Many of the patients are there as a direct result of their own doing...
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workplace burnout
September 19, 2018 - 4:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Burnout is becoming an issue in many job settings. Let's face it, in an effort to maximize profits, many companies have downsized and are asking current employees to do...
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preventive medicine
September 18, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We live in the society where we have the ability to prescribe medications to treat common conditions. In addition, we are often able to prevent serious problems down...
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hypothyroidism
September 17, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Mona Lisa is such a famous painting that you probably can visualize it just thinking about it. That's a good thing, because if you are in your car just visualize it...
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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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