KYW Medical Reports

workplace stress
August 23, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is interesting to read the medical literature and follow the hottest trends regarding studies and research. One of the most common topics that is being looked at...
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Physical Therapy
August 22, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Physical therapy in the emergency department? It is not something that we think about as a common practice, but with the growing realization that the opioid epidemic...
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child blood pressure
August 21, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We don't really think about it as parents, but our children's blood pressure is very important. The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that physicians take...
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heart health
August 20, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Heart attacks are one of the most common health problems that people face and cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women. This is why it...
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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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