Brian McDonough

 A woman wears a face mask in Milan, Italy, Feb. 26, 2020.
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Mike Dougherty
February 27, 2020 - 9:29 am
Many people are buying face masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus outbreak, but health officials say it won't help for people who are well to wear facemasks. Rather, people who have the virus and are showing symptoms are the ones who should wear masks. Read more recommendations here.
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John McDevitt
January 31, 2020 - 3:59 pm
Cases of the flu are on the rise again in the U.S. Read more here.
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Citizens wear face masks; a number of pneumonia-like coronavrius cases has reportedly exceeded 400 due to its mutation and airborne nature.
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Mike Dougherty
January 22, 2020 - 8:28 am
The first confirmed case of a newly discovered virus has been reported in the United States. A man in his 30s is being treated in isolation in suburban Seattle. Health officials say the risk to Americans is low, but KYW Medical Editor Dr. Brian McDonough says the CDC is taking the virus very...
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Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson (65) and offensive guard Brandon Brooks (79) during training camp at Novacare Complex.
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Tim Jimenez
November 26, 2019 - 6:56 am
Eagles star guard Brandon Brooks has opened up on social media about his ongoing battle with anxiety. It was so bad on Sunday that he was taken out of the Eagles' game against the Seahawks. Read more here.
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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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KYW Staff
September 16, 2019 - 2:51 pm
KYW Medical Report: If you notice the signs of a stroke in yourself or a loved one, the first step is to call 911 immediately.
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Weight loss can reduce breast cancer risk.
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October 19, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Numerous studies have shown that gaining weight and eating a high-fat diet can be associated with increased risk of certain forms of cancer. Now, there is news from an...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) runs a drill during minicamp at Novacare Complex.
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Steve Nikazy
July 30, 2018 - 11:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles Coach Doug Peterson said little over the weekend about the process of putting quarterback Carson Wentz back in the training mix as he recovers from last season's knee injury. "I'm not going to divulge the plan, but there is a plan," he said. "There is a...
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