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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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Tim Jimenez
May 22, 2019 - 9:54 am
MARPLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Voters in five Delaware and Chester county communities have spoken, and those "dry" towns will be dry no more. Marple Township isn't completely dry, because there are beer distributors and liquor stores in town. But there are no bars. And if you want a mixed...
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David Madden
April 10, 2019 - 2:45 pm
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Wildwood Crest, one of the communities down the shore that does not allow alcohol sales, may soon lift its ban after almost 80 years of prohibition. Mayor Don Cabrera is raising the possibility of a voter referendum that may allow for a restaurant to serve...
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Dreamstime
March 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study from Rutgers has found that binge-drinking can trigger genetic changes that make people crave alcohol even more. Researchers suggest this is...
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Dreamstime
March 19, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Moderate alcohol consumption can fight heart disease, but when does alcohol become a problem? According to a Wake Forest study based on research from 17,...
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Dreamstime
March 11, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You lock up your liquor cabinet — what about your spice rack? Connecticut police pulled over a woman who was driving erratically. They found empty bottles of vanilla extract in her car and detected the smell of vanilla on...
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Dreamstime
February 18, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It seems that every time there is a major holiday or celebration, there are several news stories regarding ways to cure hangovers. Hangover symptoms occur...
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Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you can't decide between a glass of wine or a scoop of vanilla, why not have both? Häagen-Dazs' Spirits Collection , which launched in Canada nearly two years ago, has finally hit the U.S. market with five traditional pints: Irish Cream Brownie, Rum Tres Leches (...
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Dreamstime
January 30, 2019 - 3:00 am
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 alcoholism can run in families. Although alcohol abuse can be influenced by the so-called social determinants of health, there is a...
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Justin Udo
January 17, 2019 - 2:40 pm
KUTZTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — If you're available to get drunk on a Thursday afternoon in April, the police need your help. The Kutztown Borough Police Department is looking for three volunteers to participate in a training course for officers to learn how to administer Standardized Field...
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