KYW Medical Reports

Medical Journal
May 03, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the primary roles of a good medical journal is for doctors to share ideas. Most of the time the ideas come in the form of studies the research that...
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Blood Pressure
May 02, 2018 - 3:10 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Those of us who practice medicine love being certain; certain of facts, certain of statistics and certain of the future. Unfortunately, little in health...
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Doctor checking blood pressure of the patient
Dreamstime
April 18, 2018 - 5:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- We know that breastfeeding is helpful for bonding with the infant and it also helps with building immunity. Now a new report finds that breastfeeding may...
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Surgical instruments and tools
Dreamstime
April 17, 2018 - 5:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Perhaps you have heard about hospitals using robots for surgery? The word "robot" may sound straight from science fiction. Actually, these real-life robots...
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March 19, 2018 - 8:00 am
One of the most interesting areas of research in healthcare is examining the bacteria in our gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, and the impact it has on our overall health.
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February 19, 2018 - 8:00 am
A study in the Journal Neurology took a look at adolescent survivors of a mass shooting at a Norwegian summer camp that left 69 dead and 33 wounded.
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February 02, 2018 - 8:00 am
Getting school children to eat healthy foods might not be as hard as we think.
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February 01, 2018 - 8:00 am
In medicine, we call it non-compliance. That’s just another big medical word that gets in the way of communicating information.
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January 31, 2018 - 8:00 am
According to the World Health Organization, poor nutrition contributes to more than 50% of deaths worldwide.
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January 30, 2018 - 8:00 am
I have an important warning for women who are of childbearing age.
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