KYW Medical Reports

A medical student studying.
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KYW Staff
October 21, 2019 - 2:45 pm
Despite the importance of educating people about proper diet, medical schools tend to not devote much time to teaching future doctors about nutrition, which is a disturbing finding.
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Malaria test results.
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KYW Staff
October 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
We don't think about it here in the United States, but malaria is still a major problem in the world. Each year, there are about 3 million new cases of malaria in Africa and 1 million deaths.
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A Mediterranean diet.
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KYW Staff
October 17, 2019 - 3:27 pm
If you had to pick the best diet based on scientific evidence, it would have to be the Mediterranean diet.
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Two doctors communicating through a computer.
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KYW Staff
October 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
The use of telemedicine may have a greater impact as time goes on.
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Man with chest pain.
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KYW Staff
October 15, 2019 - 3:52 pm
The question comes up quite a bit: What should I do if I have chest pain and feel otherwise fine and there is no radiation to the jaw or any of those classic signs and there is no shortness of breath?
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Using sunscreen in the cold.
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KYW Staff
October 14, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Most of us don't think about protection from the sun as we head into the fall season, but skin damage and risk of skin cancer can occur any time of year.
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Blood pressure.
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KYW Staff
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
There are many reasons to be concerned about uncontrolled high blood pressure, with the major concern being the increased risk of a heart attack and stroke.
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Ear pain getting check out by doctor.
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KYW Staff
October 10, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Otitis media and otitis externa are big words that describe two common problems: outer ear infections and inner ear infections.
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Healthcare costs.
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KYW Staff
October 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Surgery and medications are not always the most expensive part of treating a disease
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Children playing in nature.
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KYW Staff
October 08, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Research finds that thinking skills improve more in children with regular exposure to green space.
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