KYW Medical Reports

Couch Potato
July 06, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Lots of Americans freely admit that they are couch potatoes. However, being a couch potato does not mean you need to avoid exercise and sit around and put on weight...
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Menopause
July 05, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Could the timing of menopause be linked to your diet? According to a new report in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, eating fish can help delay the...
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Fireworks Safety
July 04, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What a great way to break up the week! Independence Day is a time of celebration, and for many of us an opportunity to get together with family and friends. Of course,...
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Omega-3 fatty acids
July 03, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Omega-3 fatty acids are nutrients that not only help prevent heart disease but also help fight cancer and even help with the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. But do you...
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Caution Sign
July 02, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the things that we often don't think about when we consider our overall health is paying attention to safety. There are certain things that most of us do, such...
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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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