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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 08, 2019 - 7:32 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Norristown doctor has been sentenced to six-and-a-half to 15 years in state prison for offering prescriptions for opioids and other drugs in exchange for explicit photos and videos of young women. As he handed down the sentence, Judge William Carpenter told 57-...
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Pulse nightclub memorial
John Raoux/AP, file
July 22, 2019 - 5:09 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former candidate for the Florida Legislature acknowledged to state investigators that she lied when she said she was a medical doctor who had removed 77 bullets from 32 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in 2016. The Florida Department of Health last week issued a cease...
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Tired doctor.
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May 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you are scheduling an appointment with your doctor, it may be best to do it in the morning, especially if it is your family physician or pediatrician...
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This May 8, 2019 photo shows a sign for Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
Angie Wang/AP Photo
May 17, 2019 - 12:31 pm
By Kantele Franko and Julie Carr Smyth COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him, according...
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Surgery.
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May 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The good news is an Iowa man is now prostate cancer free. The bad news is he never had it. The man had his prostate removed and is now cancer free. Which is great news, except for the fact that he never had prostate cancer...
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Doctor.
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April 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Randy Pausch, who earned his doctorate from Carnegie Mellon, was a professor best known for his book "The Last Lecture." Pausch's mother would tell people, "This is my son - he's a doctor but not the kind that helps people...
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Dreamstime
April 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) — Telemedicine may be becoming more and more common in health care. Think about it: Do you really need to go a doctor's office to have a rash examined? The...
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Doctor.
Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
February 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the crisis in Venezuela escalates, violence is surging and food and medical supplies are dwindling. Now, a surgical resident in Philadelphia is talking about what he endured before he left. Dr. Arturo Rios-Diaz was born in Caracas 30 years ago. He made the painful...
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opioids
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Steve Tawa
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than a dozen doctors and medical professionals in the Philadelphia region are facing charges of running "pill mills" and allegedly dispensing opioid painkillers to people without legitimate medical needs. U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain alleges the 14 people charged...
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New Jersey statehouse
Dreamstime
David Madden
February 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey State Senate committee has approved a measure that would give terminally ill residents the choice to take their own lives, with the help of drugs prescribed by a physician. This is not the first go round for what is now called “Aid in Dying” legislation...
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