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KYW Staff
July 17, 2020 - 2:47 pm
Up until the arrival of COVID-19, if you asked me what the biggest health problems I saw in the family practice office might be, I would say back pain and headaches. But these are taking a back seat to anxiety and depression. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
July 11, 2020 - 12:43 pm
The ongoing fireworks in the region are traumatizing a lot of pets. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2020 - 2:16 pm
More fireworks than usual have been heard all across the country in recent weeks — all ahead of the Fourth of July weekend — so there’s a growing concern for veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
June 27, 2020 - 12:41 pm
It’s called “Fear of Going Out,” or FOGO. And it’s a real condition under the category of anxiety that’s been spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic and our response to it. Read more here.
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Lynne Adkins
June 12, 2020 - 2:27 pm
A simple tool is helping c hildren with autism learn to focus better without the need for medication. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 05, 2020 - 1:42 pm
As Philadelphia and the rest of southeastern Pennsylvania enter the “yellow” phase, in accordance with the governor's reopening plan, more people are feeling anxious about returning to life with loosened restrictions. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 18, 2020 - 8:38 am
Should Philadelphia school students return to their buildings in September, they may find a more welcoming attitude at the security scan. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
May 11, 2020 - 2:32 pm
While many Americans are in self-isolation until further notice, some have picked up an obsessive homebound habit: online shopping. But if you’re not careful, the impulse can quickly evolve into an addictive habit. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
April 30, 2020 - 1:37 pm
As Pennsylvanians come to the close of their sixth week in isolation, some people in recovery from eating disorders could feel particularly vulnerable to relapse. Read more here.
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White-throated Sparrow feeding on red sumac fruits.
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Kim Glovas
April 12, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Chester County woman wants to connect people with birds as a way of dealing with anxiety and isolation. Read more here.
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