KYW Medical Reports

Pilates
June 20, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- I always tell my patients that it's important to get some exercise, but I must admit, I'm not always clear about what type of exercise I suggest. For a well-rounded...
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High Blood Pressure
June 19, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Do you have high blood pressure? You might be a bit confused if you have high blood pressure or not because the American Heart Association recently issued new...
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Managing Diabetes
June 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Have you been diagnosed with diabetes? There have been tremendous advances in the treatment of this condition, and we can avoid many of the long-term complications...
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Cancer Exercise
June 15, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We know that exercise is a valuable tool that we all can use to improve our overall health. Numerous studies have been conducted looking at the advantages of exercise...
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Medical Drone
June 14, 2018 - 1:16 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Federal Aviation Administration relaxed its rules on commercial use of drones in May of this year and it may be a big step for those who work in emergency medicine...
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Baby Teeth
June 13, 2018 - 1:07 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Scientists continue to look at potential links to autism as well as ways to determine if suspicious changes can be measured early. A new report from the Journal Science...
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Doctor Fatigue
June 12, 2018 - 12:58 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Our medical system is facing a crisis: physician burnout. According to several new studies, the burnout rate may be higher than it has been since this data has been...
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Lynch Syndrome
June 11, 2018 - 12:48 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Lynch syndrome is a hereditary condition that has been associated with colorectal and endometrial cancer, but according to a new study looking at genetic analysis, only...
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Lyme Disease
June 08, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The classic rash of Lyme disease is called erythema migrans. This is the classic bullseye rash that is discussed on a regular basis and virtually every medical student...
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Blood Pressure
June 07, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you are someone who takes your blood pressure at home to monitor if your medications are working, you may want to use the techniques that doctors traditionally use...
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