depression

Dreamstime
April 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Studies have shown that in the course of a lifetime, one out of eight people will experience depression. According to a new report published in The Journal...
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March 12, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are numerous disorders that impact the brain — everything from depression and anxiety to epilepsy. One of the frustrating elements with brain-based...
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
MALVERN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health disorder in which a person is preoccupied on a real or perceived flaw in appearance. BDD, which is considered an obsessive compulsive disorder, affects both women and men and usually begins during the teen years. "The...
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Depression
March 05, 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 a growing amount of young people who have been diagnosed with depression. Some argue whether these are new cases of depression or quite simply...
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Dreamstime
February 27, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When a person suffers a stroke, it can have a devastating impact. It's obviously very important to get treatment and rehabilitation immediately after a...
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Tatiana Mitchell
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Cherri Gregg
February 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For Tatiana Mitchell , helping others is personal. "I've been through the fire," she said. Mitchell founded the #NoBrakes organization, which fosters resilience and a "keep-going-despite-the-odds" spirit in her native city of Camden. " 'No brakes' means no matter the...
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In this Jan. 14, 2019, photo Joie Henney, of Strinestown, lifts his emotional support animal, Wally, up on a table to give a presentation at the SpiriTrust Lutheran Village in York, Pa.
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January 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression. Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs, despite being a 5-foot-long alligator. The York Haven man said he received...
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There's more evidence of a correlation between depression and social media use among teenagers. A recent study in the UK finds girls spend more time on social media than boys, and they are more likely to display signs of depression linked to their time on
Dreamstime
Suzanne Monaghan
January 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's more evidence of a correlation between depression and social media use among teenagers. A recent study in the UK finds girls spend more time on social media than boys, and they are more likely to display signs of depression linked to their time online. The...
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Dreamstime
January 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid gland, is a relatively common problem. The first step to feeling better is getting it diagnosed, because if you have...
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Dreamstime
January 04, 2019 - 10:10 pm
By Jacqueline Howard (CNN) -- Though social media can be a helpful tool for teenagers to learn and connect with friends, experts have long warned that too much Snapchatting or Instagramming can come with downsides . There appears to be a connection between social media use and depressive symptoms...
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