KYW Medical Reports

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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Type 2 Diabetes
June 06, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We are living in an electronic age and there is no doubt that social media is becoming more and more important. So it is no surprise that the use of social media...
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medications
June 05, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Most of us take it for granted that we can go to the emergency department and receive care at those critical times in life where we need rapid and efficient health care...
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Big electronic cigarettes
June 04, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Several new studies have taken a close look at electronic cigarettes. Many have been recommending e-cigarettes as a way to kick the habit of smoking conventional...
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doctor generic
June 01, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is a sad reality that racism occurs in our society, and although the hope is that we are making progress in dealing with this issue, it is still a problem. Over the...
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