KYW Medical Reports

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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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July 30, 2019 - 2:52 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to a new study, people in relationships are less likely to engage in risky alcohol behavior. They are less likely to drink frequently and they...
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July 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's hard to think of something more important than your sight, but many people take their eyes for granted, and the eyes are often overlooked when it...
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July 25, 2019 - 2:36 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We always talk about the importance of getting flu shots, and there is good reason for it. A CDC study looking at a six-year period has found that...
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July 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's called "The Whole Brain Atlas" and it has been developed by researchers in Germany. The atlas contains some of the highest resolution images of...
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July 23, 2019 - 2:41 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When it comes to strokes, time is of the essence. Think about this: Every 15 minutes earlier that a patient receives stroke treatment, there is a four...
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July 22, 2019 - 2:59 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Survivors of the battlefield aren't the only ones at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder. If you suffer from a major health event, you could...
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July 20, 2019 - 10:22 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The human microbiome is a collection of microbes that colonize the surfaces lining our skin and other organs. The more we learn about the microbiome,...
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July 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Posting selfies on social media is far more than a craze; it's a part of daily life for many teenagers and young adults. But now, there is a report that...
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