KYW Medical Reports

ADHD
July 13, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Early premature birth may increase the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in preschoolers and in attention symptoms in school-age children...
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healthy carbs
July 12, 2018 - 5:47 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The American Diabetes Association recommends getting about 45% of your total calories from carbs. You should spread out your carb consumption through the day. Typically...
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Exercise Bike
July 11, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There's another good reason to exercise! According to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Psychiatry Edition, cardiorespiratory fitness in middle-age is associated with reduced risk of depression and cardiovascular mortality in older adults,...
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Headache
July 10, 2018 - 4:44 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hormones play a very important role in all of our lives and can influence everything from sexuality to growth and development. Now, a new report suggests higher levels...
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Poor vision memory loss
July 09, 2018 - 4:37 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is no doubt that decline in memory and in cognitive skills is a major fear of people as they age. It is also a concern for those who love them. Any tips that we...
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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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