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August 18, 2019 - 9:04 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study has focused on the leading causes of concussions in children and young adults. They come courtesy of journal Brain Injury and with over 1...
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August 18, 2019 - 8:51 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report from the University of Connecticut has found that men often don't seek help for medical problems because of body self-image issues. Some may...
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August 11, 2019 - 4:44 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We are demanding more and more out of computers in medicine today. But now, researchers at Colorado University are trying to take computers to the next...
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August 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The "bionic man" was once science fiction. Today, a company has developed a "bionic eye implant." The implant is designed to bring back some vision in...
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August 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Could too much weightlifting be bad for us? According to a new study, it isn't necessarily bad, but something called BDNF (brain derived neurotrophic...
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August 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dementia is a major public health issue in the U.S. with 5.8 million people in the country living with the disease, and as a result, hundreds of millions...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:38 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Have you ever participated in a sporting event where you feel that you just can't push on anymore and you give up? Just what happens in the brain when we...
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August 04, 2019 - 9:16 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Scientist believe they may have discovered why more women suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia than men. In the past, it had been assumed that...
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August 01, 2019 - 12:22 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is a disturbing report in the British Medical Journal and it should serve as a warning for all of us to either provide care or receive care in the...
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July 31, 2019 - 7:14 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that the devastating impact of concussions in the NFL has had an impact on youth sports including football. Certainly, there is no way...
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