depression

A woman feeling stressed.
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KYW Staff
November 05, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Feeling stress is your body's way of dealing with change and new situations. Even positive changes, like having a baby or getting a new job, can cause stress. Read more here.
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A telephone.
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Lynne Adkins
October 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
A phone line has been set up to help people with vision loss cope with the challenges, and people answering the call know exactly what it's like to live with vision loss.
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Mom suffering from postpartum depression.
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KYW Staff
September 09, 2019 - 4:29 pm
KYW Medical Report: About 13 percent of new mothers experience depression in the months after childbirth.
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August 05, 2019 - 4:38 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Have you ever participated in a sporting event where you feel that you just can't push on anymore and you give up? Just what happens in the brain when we...
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In this June 1, 1996, file photo, former presidential candidate Ross Perot addresses the first California statewide convention of the Reform Party, a new political party he founded, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles
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July 09, 2019 - 10:36 am
By David Koenig, AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best...
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Mindfulness.
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Lynne Adkins
May 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The nation's opioid crisis has resulted in a sharp increase of the number of pregnant women with addiction problems. There is now an effort to help the moms without harming the babies. Depression is big issue for people recovering from opioid addiction, according to...
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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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Dreamstime
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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Dreamstime
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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