American Medical Association

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June 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report finds that the consumption of sugary beverages is associated with increased risk of death from any cause in older adults. The...
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April 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) — A study says over 100,000 new mothers who breast-feed their babies have a lower risk of developing or dying from heart disease than those who don't...
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April 24, 2019 - 8:41 am
RADNOR TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Radnor Township School Board just approved a plan to push back the start time at Radnor High School. The changes will go into effect in the 2019-2020 school year, when the day will start at 8:30 a.m. This new start time is 55 minutes later than the current...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by her wife Jessica Kibodeaux shows Lindsey Muller and her dog Emma, hiking in the Cheyenne Mountains west of Fort Carson, Colo.
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April 11, 2019 - 8:42 pm
By Julie Watson and David Crary SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Trump administration regulation set to go into effect Friday bars transgender people from the military unless they "correct those deficiencies," a description the American Medical Association said Thursday is unfair and defies science. The AMA told...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2018 file photo, protesters hold signs supporting Planned Parenthood in Seattle, as they demonstrate against President Donald Trump and his choice of federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his second nominee to the Supreme Court.
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March 05, 2019 - 4:55 pm
(AP) — The American Medical Association and Planned Parenthood filed a federal court lawsuit Tuesday challenging a new Trump administration rule changing criteria for family-planning grant money in ways sought by anti-abortion activists. The new rule, announced last week by the Department of Health...
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March 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The statistics are dramatic, and they should be concerning for physicians and patients alike. Based on data from the Mayo Clinic and Stanford University...
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In this image from video posted on YouTube on Aug 11, 2018, Michelle Drapeau, a stomach cancer patient in West Palm Beach, Fla., speaks about her condition.
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October 23, 2018 - 1:52 pm
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found. Echoing recent research on campaigns for stem cell therapies, the findings raise more questions...
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