KYW Medical Reports

Weight Gain
August 30, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is common knowledge that smokers often gain weight when they kick the habit. One of the reasons why exercises are stressed for those who are trying to stop smoking...
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Doctor Nurse Patient
August 29, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is an interesting article published in a nursing journal in which nurses provide advice to physicians for better communication with their patients. Most people...
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Hypnosis
August 28, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Physicians and medical organizations are scrambling. They are doing all that they can to try to reduce the use of opioid medication. All sorts of non-opioid methods are...
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Traumatic brain injury
August 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is disturbing news in the Journal of the American Medical Association. According to a new study, traumatic brain injury has been linked to a higher risk of...
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exercise
August 24, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you are someone who likes to exercise there is excellent news. A study in the Journal Lancet Psychiatry conducted at Yale University has found that regular exercise...
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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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